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FAO

Across the developing world, rural women play a crucial role in agriculture and farming. And Bangladesh, where women exceed 50 percent of the agricultural labour force, is no exception.

 

FAO

This video focuses on the achievements of three female farmers - Ms Eliza (dairy farmer from Sirajganj), Ms Monawara (shrimp farmer from Satkira), and Ms Shipra (landless farmer from Sherpur) selected for their achievements on FAO projects in different parts of the country.

WFP

In Cox's Bazar district of south-eastern Bangladesh, WFP's project Enhancing Food Security (EFS) provides opportunities for ultra-poor women to take on a new role in their households and communities. From 2012 to 2014, Hasina and her family took part in EFS.

UN News Centre

Women and girls need to be at the core of disaster risk reduction, given that they often bear the brunt of climate change and hazards such as storms and floods, United Nations experts tasked with monitoring implementation of a landmark UN convention on ending discrimination against women heard today.

UNESCO

Children who are excluded from education often face multiple and overlapping disadvantages. They are poor, rural and often girls. In this data interactive a clearer picture is drawn on why they are out of school.

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