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24 Sep 2017 description
report SICA

PRESENTACIÓN

El presente estudio forma parte de los resultados previstos con la implementación del Proyecto BA.1, específicamente en el Resultado 1 Mejorada la articulación regional y nacional para la implementación de acciones de prevención y atención de la violencia contra las mujeres, trata y femicidio, el cual incluye como actividad realizar un estudio de actualización sobre la situación de violencia contra las mujeres migrantes en la ruta migratoria en el territorio de Centroamérica, tanto en países de origen, tránsito y destino (R1MA2A3).

05 Jul 2017 description

FOREWORD

The United Nations (UN) is adapting its planning and programmes to better help Caribbean countries ensure that no one is left behind in their thrust to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
From Jamaica in the north, through the vibrant islands of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), to Guyana in the south, the Caribbean has demonstrated a wide variety of development achievements and considerable convergence in the challenges countries face.

05 Jul 2017 description

5 July 2017, Rome - Rural women and girls are key agents of change to free the world from hunger and extreme poverty, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today at a special side-event on gender equality and women's empowerment on the sidelines of the FAO's Conference.

13 Jul 2016 description

New study highlights the contributions of women to cassava, quinoa, corn and cotton value chains.

July 13, 2016, Santiago, Chile - Women play a major role in agrifood systems in Latin America and the Caribbean, both in the production, processing and marketing of food, despite facing multiple inequalities, FAO said today.

13 Jul 2016 description

Desigualdad de género en los sistemas agroalimentarios de América Latina y el Caribe

Nuevo estudio de la FAO visibiliza los aportes de las mujeres a las cadenas de valor de la yuca, quinua, maíz y algodón.

13 de julio de 2016, Santiago de Chile - Las mujeres juegan un rol preponderante en los sistemas agroalimentarios de América Latina y el Caribe, tanto en la producción, transformación y comercialización de alimentos, a pesar de enfrentar múltiples desigualdades, señaló hoy la FAO.

07 Nov 2012 description
report UN Women

Women in conflict and transitional countries take centre stage

Funds allocated received by more than 350 initiatives in 128 countries in 16-year history

New York, 7 November—The United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) today kicked off its 16th year announcing more than US$8 million in grants to 12 local initiatives in 18 countries. In ten countries, funds will be used to address violence against women in conflict, post conflict and transitional settings, including Libya for the first time.