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First person: The 58th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

Hibaaq Osman | Posted 06.03.2014 | World
Hibaaq Osman

For two weeks last month, women's groups from across the world met in New York to discuss what 21st century international development has done for women at the 58th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).

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.