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ReliefWeb

Gender gaps in agriculture in Africa are holding back progress towards ending hunger and must be urgently addressed, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's Director-General José Graziano da Silva said at a joint event with the African Union (AU) on the margins of the UN General Assembly.

FAO

How a multi-agency programme is making a difference in the lives of rural women around the world.

FAO

Across Liberia’s Montserrado County, a special programme is enabling market women to take their businesses — and their lives — to the next level.

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.