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Women's land rights as a pathway to poverty reduction: Framework and review of available evidence [News]

Meinzen-Dick, Ruth Suseela; Quisumbing, Agnes R.; Doss, Cheryl; and Theis, Sophie. Women's land rights as a pathway to poverty reduction: Framework and review of available evidence. Agricultural Systems. Article in press. First published online on November 8, 2017.

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UN Women and the World Bank unveil new data analysis on women and poverty [News]

More women than men live in poverty, but the incidence of poverty differs by age, marital status, household composition and other factors. For the first time, UN Women and the World Bank have analyzed household survey data for 89 countries by sex, age, household composition and other relevant variables to better understand the profile of the poor. The findings aim to improve...

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Woman: Life at the Sharp Edge [News]

Blogpost by Kenanao Moabi, #CFS44 Social Reporter – kenanaomoabi(at) This post covers the #CFS44 side event, “Women’s roles and rights in situations of food crises, famines...

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Asia-Pacific Women Farmers' Forum [Event]

Recognizing and Strengthening the Contributions of Women Farmers in Climate Resilient Agriculture-Based Livelihoods

Around 100 women farmers from 18 countries in the Asia-Pacific region will gather in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India on October4-6 2017 for the Asia-Pacific Women Farmers’ Forum organized by Asian Farmers’ Association (Partner in GFAR) and La Via Campesina, and...

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CGIAR Gender Webinar: "Gender mainstreaming in the Participatory Market Chain Approach (PMCA)" [Event]

The International Potato Center (CIP) and CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research will jointly host the webinar “Gender mainstreaming in the Participatory Market Chain Approach (PMCA)” 

Purpose of webinar
This webinar provides an overview of strategies and tools developed to make the “Participatory Market Chain Approach” (PMCA) methodology gender...

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Africa Rising helps add a gender lens to development storywriting [News]

Gender is not a given. Men and women’s roles, opportunities, and relationships are socially constructed and vary across different societies. Language and images may perpetuate restrictive gender norms or co-create avenues for more equitable relationships. Africa RISING is committed to reporting the “whole story” about its communities, research, and cooperation with various partners. It wants...

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