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Woman: Life at the Sharp Edge [News]

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

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19/10/2017
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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2/10/2017
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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28/9/2017
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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11/9/2017
Are women better at taking care of forests than men? [News]

Research suggests that the way people use and manage forests is largely shaped by gender norms and relations. But how exactly? Linley Chiwona-Karltun, researcher at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU, and Ngolia Kimanzu, advisor at Salvation Army, share insights from their ongoing...

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4/7/2017
Himalica Action Research – The Journey: From Disaster to Preparedness [News]

In Udayapur district of Nepal, women generally haven’t had the same access to information, extension services, or opportunities to participate in government programmes and markets as men. However, rising outmigration of men demands that women acquire new skills,...

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26/5/2017
Making the SDGs work for women: Experts meet at the UN ahead of High-Level Political Forum [Event]

UN Women and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) will convene an expert group meeting from 30 to 31 May at UN Headquarters in New York, to discuss “Strategies to Achieve Gender Equality and Empower all Women and Girls through the Gender-responsive Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”.

The two-day expert group meeting is taking place in...

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25/5/2017

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