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Time for Recognition: Building on the Progress at CSW57 to Empower Women in Agriculture

Anette Engelund Friis | Posted 05.27.2013 | World
Anette Engelund Friis

Despite their massive contribution to food security, the yield gap between men and women is still 20-30 percent mostly due to the lack of resources available to female farmers who are often subject to lower wages and minimal (if any) training, and who are crucially left out of high-level policy-making.

Ending Violence Against Women -- Now the Real Work Starts

Louis Belanger | Posted 05.20.2013 | Impact
Louis Belanger

Last Friday, governments at the UN adopted an outcome document at the conclusion of the 2 weeks session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (C...