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The Heinrich Böll Stiftung, represented through its offices in Ramallah, Beirut, Tunis, and Rabat in cooperation with the International Union for Conservation of Nature / Regional Office for West Asia (IUCN ROWA), will be hosting a regional Autumn...

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Posted on : 13/08/2014

In a speech to his fellow Ghanaians in the early 1900s, the visionary educator, Dr. J.E. Kwegyir Aggrey, declared, “The surest way to keep a people down is to educate the men and neglect the women. If you educate a man you simply educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a family.”

Living in a healthy environment is an every human being’s inborn right....

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Posted on : 21/07/2014

Source: IFAD

Gender equality and women's empowerment has been a priority for ASAP from the start. Adaptation projects focus on responding to the differentiated vulnerabilities of women and men to climate change, and harness the role of women as agents of change to...

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Posted on : 23/05/2014

More than one in three women-35 percent worldwide-across all countries, regions, religions, and socioeconomic groups, have experienced violence in their lifetime. This is a major public health challenge and rights violation, with significant consequences for development.

On May 22, 2014, please join World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, Nigerian actor and...

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Posted on : 20/05/2014

Development cooperation has contributed to the integration of provisions for strengthening women’s land rights as part of the new wave of land reform which has swept across much of the developing world over the last couple of decades. However, words about land and gender are not enough.


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Posted on : 18/03/2014

A new journal, the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and food Security (Agri-Gender) has been launched with the aim of providing a platform for researchers and practitioners to share information on research work on gender, agriculture and food security. The aim of Agri-Gender is to promote interdisciplinary research related to gender and the agricultural and food sciences.

It is an open...

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Posted on : 10/03/2014

Empowering Rural Women Through Agricultural Innovation is the parallel event organized by WFO and GFAR during the CSW in New York.

First-hand involvement by women farmers in the research and development process of agricultural innovation is crucial to reach...

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Posted on : 06/03/2014

In this video message, Prof. Catherine Bertini, Co-Patron of the Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP), underlines the importance of proper policies and programs in order to facilitate opportunities for girls and women to be able to grow and to be able...

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Posted on : 06/03/2014

The United Nations has made “Equality for Women is Progress for All” the theme for the observance of the International Women’s Day 2014.

Much of the future of global food security depends on smallholder family farms where in many regions of the world women play a key role. Rural women, particularly in developing countries, often are both providers and producers of food. It is also not...

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Posted on : 05/03/2014

Across Latin America, indigenous communities are on frontlines of an ongoing battle, fighting to protect their culture and livelihoods from companies and governments hungry for land and resources. As guardians of the forest and preservers of indigenous culture, indigenous women play a key role in keeping their communities safe and thriving. Sara Omi, with the National Coordinating Body of...

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Posted on : 03/02/2014


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