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Tackling Gender-Based Violence After 2015 [News]

This high-level moderated armchair discussion explores why gender, specifically gender-based violence, should be a standalone goal in the post-2015 framework.


Posted by Florafox 12/07/2023 

Leave no girls behind - post-2015 and the empowerment of girls [Event]
​With tremendous progress made over the past two decades in improving the human development status of girls, the outcomes of such investment is becoming clear. Empowered and educated women live and engender healthier lives; contribute to growing economies; protect and develop communities; shift attitudes and break cycles of violence. The more years of education a woman has, the lower the...
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GFAR supports the push for a Gender and Youth Strategy in the CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on Dryland Systems [News]
At its second meeting in Addis Ababa (16 September 2013) the Steering Committee of the CRP Dryland Systems took the decision to elevate the issues of gender and youth so that they are directly addressed as an Intermediate Development Outcome for the The decision was actively promoted and supported by Harry Palmier, representing GFAR on the Steering Committee and Jennie Dey De...
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Programme 2013 du cycle de conférences Dickens6 sur l’alimentation [Event]

« Agriculture: femme, homme, quelle différence ? » avec Anna Crole-Rees, agro-économiste, consultante internationale

Saviez-vous que si les femmes des zones rurales des pays en développement avaient le même accès que les hommes aux ressources et aux opportunités, la production agricole pourrait augmenter et le nombre d’affamés fortement diminuer ? Les inégalités...
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Pushing the gender agenda forward [News]

As the world celebrates the International day of Rural women, the CGIAR research program on livestock and fish continues to highlight the gender agenda. The program’s gender strategy operates along a...

Posted by Dorine Odongo

Join e-discussion on Unpaid Care Work and Rural Women [News]

In commemoration of the International Day of Rural Women (15 October) and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (17 October), UN Women is hosting an e-discussion on "Unequal unpaid care work keeps rural women poor and violates their rights - how do we respond?" on its Knowledge Gateway for Women's Economic Empowerment.

The discussion will run from 15 to...

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Preparatory Technical Meeting to the Joint FAO/WHO Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) [Event]

Joint FAO/WHO Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), PREPARATORY TECHNICAL MEETING , FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy,  13-15 November 2013

The meeting will discuss in successive sessions:

  • Nutrition challenges and changing food systems: global and national perspectives
  • Policies for nutrition-enhancing...
Posted by Harry Palmier

Side Event on Gender and Nutrition supported by the Government of Italy - November 14, 2013, Lunch Time [Event]

GAP Partners will present a technical paper on the Gender-Nutrition Nexus.

More soon...

Posted by Harry Palmier

Rural women feed the world, but cannot feed themselves [News]

Source: devex

By Stephen Hall

A joint post with Ranjitha Puskur, senior scientist for policy, economics, and social science at...

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International Day of Rural Women Workshop [Event]

The workshop will last 2 days, October 15-16 and will feature a combination of technical discussions and exchanges on agricultural practices, challenges and solutions in this regard as well as field visits to surrounding farms. The event will piggy back on the 108th Annual Congress of the Zambia National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU) as well as the ZNFU Women Farmers’ Forum. These important...

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