(FAO, 2022)

This policy brief is based on the paper on sustaining school enrolment when rains fail, a gender disaggregated analysis of the impacts of school feeding programmes on school enrolment in the context of dry shocks in Malawi. 4 pp.

Egypt: National gender profile of agriculture and rural livelihoods (Country Gender Assessment Series)

This Country Gender Assessment describes the specific roles and responsibilities that women and men perform in agriculture and documents the main gender inequalities that still affect the sector. The analysis also aims to assess rural women’s ability to influence the decision-making processes that affect their lives, particularly in the context of rural organizations, communities and households. 52 pp.



Rural women and the Millennium Development Goals

In the developing world, women are the backbone of rural economies. Yet, with only a few exceptions, rural women fare worse than rural men and urban women and men for every MDG indicator for which data are available.

Loyda Twinomujuni runs a thriving farm where she rears cattle and pigs.
On International Women’s Day, the core values of Codex is recalled: collaboration, inclusiveness, consensus building and transparency and celebrate the work of women in Codex who accept the challenge to ensure food is safe for everyone, everywhere.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women | 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

For the opening of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence FAO, in collaboration with IFAD and WFP, hosts a virtual event that discusses the gender dimensions of the current global crises, including the recent food and energy crises, focusing on aspects related to gender-based violence.

23 November 2022