This executive brief is a synthesis of key findings and recommendations from a multi country analytical study by UN Women on child marriage in Africa covering ten countries selected due to their comparatively higher prevalence of child marriage in the continent and globally. More
Friday, May 24, 2019
The study makes policy recommendations that are designed to confront the gender stereotypes that continue to undermine policy making, address women’s time poverty and lack of incomes, and facilitate the adoption of gender-responsive climate-smart agricultural practices.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Rural women play a critical role in the agricultural sector. Securing their livelihoods and rights is the pathway to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP II) in Ethiopia. Therefore, the enhancement of rural women’s food security and nutrition is a key outcome of the Joint Programme on Rural Women Economic Empowerment. Under this outcome, the programme aims to ensure that rural women have increased access to and control over resources, assets and services critical to their food and nutrition security. The programme also supports rural women to gain greater capacity to enhance and control local food security reserves.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
In this issue : -Introduction: the gender gap in agricultural productivity -Three takeaways on the gender gap in agricultural productivity -Measuring the cost of the gender gap in agricultural productivity -Costing the factors that contribute to the gender gap in agricultural productivity -Finding the biggest bang for the buck: cost-effective policy interventions -Moving from recommendations to implementation -Appendix A: Methodology for quantifying the cost of the gender gap in...