Gender equality is key to eliminating poverty and hunger, and this has been demonstrated by FAO throughout its research across the world. FAO is committed to interventions that seek to reduce gender inequalities and this report has been produced as part of its eff orts to generate evidence and knowledge in compliance with FAO’s Policy on Gender Equality (FAO, 2013a). It is only through closing the gender gap that strategies on sustainable agriculture and rural development can reach their full potential.
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Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2017Armenia
Library ResourceDatasetsDiciembre, 2019Armenia
Gender statistics play a key role in mainstreaming gender into policies of the state and serves as a tool to adequately assess and reflect the situation of women and men in economic, social and political spheres of the society. Gender statistics allows increasing public awareness about the status of women in relation to that of men and conducting systematic study of gender issues.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2022Camboya, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Tailandia, Viet Nam, Nepal
This report is based on 10 research projects carried out in 18 sites in seven countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Viet Nam. The studies formed the basis of ten informational briefs from the research sites published together with the report (available here: https://www.recoftc.org/publications/0000432). Each study documented the legal frameworks and customary practices that affect indigenous women’s rights to access and manage forest resources and create restrictions on those rights.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesSeptiembre, 2022Azerbaiyán
This country gender assessment (CGA) for the Republic of Azerbaijan was undertaken as part of FAO and national commitments to promote gender equality while integrating a gender perspective into its operations. The resulting CGA report focuses on the intersections of gender, agriculture and rural development, and presents a snapshot of critical gender-based inequalities and their consequences for agricultural production and rural livelihoods in Azerbaijan.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMayo, 2022Azerbaiyán
During the reporting period, the consolidation of authoritarian rule in Azerbaijan continued. Snap parliamentary elections in February 2020 did not meet international standards for free and fair competition. However, some notorious high-ranking state officials were fired, and corrupt local level administrators detained on corruption charges. These developments, in addition to the appointment of some young professionals to ministerial posts, raised hopes for a possible opening of the country to real reforms and changes.
A Collaborative Approach to ChangeInformes e investigacionesEnero, 2023África, Etiopía, Tanzania, Uganda, Senegal, Colombia, Asia, Camboya, Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, Global
Land rights are ascendant across the development sector. Movements addressing women’s empowerment, poverty, social justice, food security and climate change are all increasingly turning to land rights to strengthen their cause. In 2022, renowned philanthropist MacKenzie Scott joined these efforts by making an unprecedented $20 million investment in our work. Ms. Scott’s generous gift represents a profound endorsement of the power of land rights to improve the lives of women, men, and communities around the world.
Library ResourceConvenciones internacionales o TratadosEnero, 1979Egipto, Libia, Marruecos, Sudán, Túnez, Burundi, Comoras, Djibouti, Eritrea, Etiopía, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauricio, Mozambique, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Camerún, República Centroafricana, Chad, Guinea Ecuatorial, Gabón, Santo Tomé y Príncipe, Lesotho, Namibia, Sudáfrica, Esuatini, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Malí, Mauritania, Níger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leona, Togo, Cuba, Dominica, República Dominicana, Granada, Haití, Jamaica, Saint Kitts y Nevis, Santa Lucía, Trinidad y Tabago, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Nicaragua, Panamá, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Perú, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Canadá, Estados Unidos de América, Kazajstán, Kirguistán, Tayikistán, Turkmenistán, Uzbekistán, China, Japón, Mongolia, Camboya, Indonesia, Malasia, Myanmar, Filipinas, Tailandia, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam, India, Irán, Maldivas, Nepal, Pakistán, Sri Lanka, Georgia, Iraq, Israel, Jordania, Kuwait, Líbano, Omán, Qatar, Arabia Saudita, Siria, Turquía, Emiratos Árabes Unidos, Yemen, Bulgaria, República Checa, Hungría, Moldavia, Polonia, Rumania, Rusia, Eslovaquia, Ucrania, Dinamarca, Estonia, Finlandia, Islandia, Irlanda, Letonia, Lituania, Noruega, Suecia, Reino Unido, Croacia, Grecia, Italia, Macedonia del Norte, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Eslovenia, España, Francia, Alemania, Liechtenstein, Luxemburgo, Países Bajos, Nueva Zelandia, Fiji, Papua Nueva Guinea, Islas Salomón, Kiribati, Islas Marshall, Nauru, Palau, Islas Cook, Niue, Samoa, Tonga
The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) - currently ratified by 187 countries - is the only human rights treaty that deals specifically with rural women (Art. 14). Adopted in 1979 by the United Nations Generally Assembly, entered into force in 1981. The Convention defines discrimination against women as follows:
Volume 9 Issue 8Publicación revisada por paresAgosto, 2020República Centroafricana, Guinea, Kenya, Malí, Tanzania, Uganda, Estados Unidos de América, África oriental
An increasing number of African States are recognizing customary land tenure. Yet, there is a lack of research on how community rights are recognized in legal and policy frameworks, how they are implemented in practice, and how to include marginalized groups. In 2018–2019, we engaged in collaborative exploratory research on governing natural resources for food sovereignty with social movement networks, human rights lawyers and academics in West and East Africa.
Library ResourceVideosJunio, 2014Global
The Millennium Challenge Corporation's Rick Gaynor discusses how the Voluntary Guidelines for Land Tenure help to strengthen women farmer's claims to land and improve food security around the world.
Library ResourceSeptiembre, 2021
A recent study of two Senegalese villages showed how training women on land access is helping them claim their land rights. But disparities in results between locations and the use of customary practices as the preferred way of accessing land highlighted that civil society organisationsstrategies and approaches need to reflect local realities and ensure women from different groups and geographies also benefit.
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