Gender Equality and Food Security: Women's Empowerment as a Tool Against Hunger

Reports
Sectors:
Agriculture, Food Security, Gender, Nutrition
Organization:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Author:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Resource Publication Date:
July, 2013
Content Format:
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​This publication, led by the FAO and the ADB, analyzes the impact of gender inequalities that constrain women's role in agriculture and food production on their ability to achieve and maintain food and nutrition security for themselves and their families in the South Asia and Pacific region. This document includes priority interventions, policies, and programs that promote gender equality and strengthen country-owned food security strategies to enhance food and nutrition security in the region. Gender Equality and Food Security: Women's Empowerment as a Tool Against Hunger (pdf)

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