Gender

Codex on International Women’s Day

2021

On International Women’s Day 2021, #IWD2021, the Codex Secretariat has launched a video message on the theme of the day #ChooseToChallenge, celebrating the contribution women in the Codex family make to ensure food is safe and can be traded fairly through the food safety standards of the Codex Alimentarius.

To celebrate the achievements of women in Codex and raise awareness on this global day of the daily challenges women face, committee chairpersons and members of the Codex Secretariat shared their personal reflections concerning their own challenges. "To celebrate the achievements of women in Codex and raise awareness on this global day of the daily challenges women face, committee chairpersons and members of the Codex Secretariat shared their personal reflections concerning their own challenges", said Elaine Raher.