Gender in Agriculture Partnership

Transforming agriculture to empower women and deliver food, nutrition and income security

Gearing up for International Women's Day 2016

The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day (IWD) is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. The United Nations observance on 8 March will reflect on how to accelerate the 2030 Agenda, building momentum for the effective implementation of the new Sustainable Development Goals. It will equally focus on new commitments under UN Women’s Step It Up initiative, and other existing commitments on gender equality, women’s empowerment and women’s human rights.

Read more about IWD on the UN Women website

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