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08 Mar 2016 description

International Women's Day, 8 March 2016

Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it Up for Gender Equality and Zero Hunger

1) A WFP study in 32 African countries found that the enrolment of girls jumped by nearly 30 percent after the first year of school-meals programmes in their schools.

2) The number of hungry people in the world could be reduced by anything from 100 million to 150 million people if the gender gap in agriculture was closed by giving women farmers more resources. [FAO]

08 Mar 2013 description

"Si nos unimos para aumentar la seguridad alimentaria de las mujeres, alimentamos la mente y el cuerpo de los miembros de comunidades enteras"

El texto a continuación es una declaración conjunta de los jefes* de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO), el Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola (FIDA) el Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) y la Organización Internacional de Derecho para el Desarrollo (IDLO).

08 Mar 2013 description

"If we unite to increase food security for women, we also nourish the minds and bodies of whole communities"

Joint statement from the leaders*of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) the World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO).

11 Feb 2013 description

IDLO Releases Global Report on Women's Access to Justice

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The law has let women down, says the report Accessing Justice released today by the International Development Law Organization.

The report says that all the barriers across the "justice chain" -legal, political, social, cultural and economic, whether in the formal or informal legal systems - need to be tackled to meet women's demands for justice.