Gender

Messages

Importance of empowering women and achieving gender equality

2016

Brave Ndisale, Director Ad Interim of the FAO Social Policies and Rural Institutions Division talks about the importance of empowering women and achieving gender equality to end hunger, poverty and malnutrition. She explains FAO's gender policy to ensure equal access of men and women to productive resources.

   

FAO Policy Series: Gender

2016

Brave Ndisale, Director Ad Interim of the FAO Social Policies and Rural Institutions Division together with Illaria Sisto, Gender and Development Officer explain the importance of empowering women and achieving gender equality to ensure food security and reduce rural poverty.

   

The Role of Women in Fisheries

2015

Fishers, like farmers, are not just men. Millions of women around the world work, paid or unpaid, in the fisheries sector. Although women are mainly involved in the tasks that come before and after the fish are hauled out of the water, they may also be there for the catch or the harvest.

   

Michelle Bachelet: International Day of Rural Women 2012

2012

As the world celebrates the International Day of Rural Women on 15 October, UN Women with WFP, FAO and IFAD are launching a joint programme in Rome to empower poor rural women through economic integration and food security initiatives.

   

Gender Justice and Global Climate Change Research Network: Interview with Yianna Lambrou

2011

Yianna Lambrou, Senior Officer for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), is interviewed during the Gender and Climate Change: Women, Research and Action Conference at the Monash Centre, Prato, Italy (September 15-16, 2011). Video produced by the Rock Ethics Institute at Pennsylvania State University.

   
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