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A Gambian side-event at CSW61 called for reliable data and information for the elaboration of gender responsive policies.
“Social protection can be a powerful tool to break the negative spiral of gender inequalities,” said Ms. Carla Mucavi, Director of the FAO Liaison Office to the United Nations in New York in her remarks at a side event during the sixty-first session of
Continuing the strong momentum from three side events on the opening day of the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), another side event on “Empowering rural and indigenous women to achieve food security and nutrition” took
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) contributed prominently to the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) with three side events on 13 March, the opening day of the two-week session.
Women's land rights are vital to every country’s development. Yet, those rights are routinely violated, denied, or simply not enforced.
Una campaña regional, lanzada en el Día Internacional de la Mujer por la Oficina Regional de la FAO para América Latina y el Caribe, se centrará en el empoderamiento de las mujeres rurales hacia el desarrollo sostenible.
In Latin America, 40% of rural women over the age of 15 do not have their own income, although they work on a daily basis, unpaid. In addition, rural women in the region only have a fraction of the land, credit, productive inputs and education that men do
Los responsables de los tres organismos de la ONU con sede en Roma conmemoraron hoy el Día Internacional de la Mujer reforzando su compromiso de intensificar esfuerzos para invertir en la capacidad de las mujeres rurales como agentes de cambio clave en el
Starting or participating in an agrifood business could make good sense for women in poor rural areas of Albania. A new study identifies several business ideas and examines value chains and markets with potential for improving women’s incomes.
Written by economists, sociologists, and gender specialists and practitioners from twelve post-Soviet countries in Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia, the publication reviews and analyzes issues that sit at the intersection of gender equality
Este programa impulsado por FAO, FIMI y la CONAMUIP tiene como objetivo ofrecer a las mujeres indígenas herramientas de incidencia que les permitan influir en las políticas, programas y presupuestos públicos que impactan en sus comunidades.
Challenge: How to make sure rural women benefit from economic growth?
Un primer paso fundamental es incorporar el enfoque de género en los marcos legales, leyes y políticas de seguridad alimentaria a lo largo de toda la región.
Pero la desigualdad de género supone un freno para el desarrollo sostenible.
A new FAO report notes that while initial steps have been taken to alleviate the problems of rural women in the country, gender inequalities are still deeply rooted in society and change needs to be accelerated.
“Rural women should be equal partners in all areas of decision making on food and agriculture,” said Fatimata Dia Sow, ECOWAS Commissioner for Social Affairs and Gender, on the occasion of the International Day of Rural Women 2016.
On the occasion of the International Day of Rural Women, we take a look at some ways in which a multi-agency programme for the economic empowerment of rural women is making a difference.
Scheduled for 16 December 2016 at FAO in Rome, Italy, the Event will bring together governments, specialized agencies, civil society and others to reflect on the causes and consequences of gender disparities in rural areas, and to identify challenges and
El nuevo acuerdo pretende garantizar el desarrollo de capacidades, el acceso de los agricultores a los recursos productivos y el intercambio de conocimientos.
An organic farmer herself, Ms Mpofu has worked tirelessly for the betterment of smallholder farmers and the rights of women.