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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - UNESCO: Comparative Advantage UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO): Comparative Advantage Primary Mandate/Concentration in Relation to Rural Women UNESCO 's mission is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information. (...) Areas of Unique Expertise/Strength UNESCO'S strength in relation to rural women stems from its research, policy advice and advocacy on issues important for rural women, such as girls and women's education, climate change and sustainable development, sexual and gender-based violence. UNESCO has established two research and documentation centres on gender in post-conflict regions (Ramallah, Palestine and Kinshasa, DRC) which provide policy-relevant data and research on sexual and gender-based violence and on women's participation in decision-making, these will include data on rural women. (...) Inter-agency Partnerships UNDP: UNESCO serves, along with UNDP, as the co-manager of the Interagency Task Force on Gender Equality and Climate Change, with the goal of enhancing the integration of gender equality into the climate change efforts of the United Nations system, which could have a particular impact on rural women and specifically women in agriculture.  
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Score: 1090153.8 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...sco-comparative-advantage.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - Related Resources UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources Related Resources UN System Observances for International Women's Day 2012 The United Nations theme for International Women's Day 2012, marked on 8 March annually, is "Empower Rural Women — End Hunger and Poverty." (...) Farmers in a changing climate: Does gender matter? FAO. 2010. Gender and Land Rights: Understanding Complexities; Adjusting Policies FAO 2010-2011. (...) Mainstreaming gender in trade policy IFAD. 2008. Gender and non-timber forest products UNCTAD. 2008.
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Score: 1087885.7 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...alwomen/related-resources.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - Overview: Health UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources Overview: Health (Photo: UN/Bikem Ekberzade ) Rural women encounter numerous constraints in accessing affordable, adequate health services in rural areas (e.g. clinics, hospitals, reproductive health/family planning and counseling). (...) Holistic health services that address the physical, as well as mental and emotional well-being of rural women (e.g. responding to gender-based violence) are needed in rural areas. (...) UN Women focuses on issues of gender-based violence and human trafficking – both critical areas related to rural women's health and well-being.
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Score: 1087499.9 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...uralwomen/overview-health.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - Overview: Enabling Policy Environments UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources Overview: Enabling Policy Environments Dancilla Mukamana became a member of the Ibyiza Birimbere farmer cooperative at the insistence of other women farmers, and a loan from the cooperative resulted in increased productivity on her farm. (...) The development of the new Gender Inequality Index (GII), launched in 2010, which specifically tracks the correlation between gender inequality and other inequalities, is a major advance that will assist governments to re-shape economic policy dialogue and planning priorities in ways that support faster progress towards gender equality. UNDP's Gender Needs Assessment Tool is also being used in the national planning and budgeting processes of a number of countries.
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Score: 1084529.4 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...rview-policy-environments.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - WHO: Comparative Advantage UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources World Health Organization (WHO): Comparative Advantage Primary Mandate/Concentration in Relation to Rural Women The primary mandate of the World Health Organization is Health for All, with a focus on vulnerable groups, including rural women, and with core values of social justice and equity as guiding principles. WHO has a strategic advantage in its close partnerships with Ministries of Health. (...) Key Tools/Activities Supporting the Empowerment of Rural Women Gender mainstreaming for health managers: a practical approach A 3 day training for health managers and stakeholders which focuses on gender as a determinant of health and the particular ways that gender inequality impedes positive health outcomes for women and girls.
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Score: 1083621.3 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...who-comparative-advantage.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - UNDP: Comparative Advantage UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): Comparative Advantage Primary Mandate/Concentration in Relation to Rural Women UNDP's gender equality mandate is guided by its sustainable human development paradigm and the major global commitments and instruments, which strongly affirm that gender equality is both a development goal and a human right. (...) It also includes empowerment of women as a means to address historical imbalances and enable women to take full advantage of growing opportunities. The UNDP Gender Equality Strategy 2008-2013 provides a framework for UNDP's approach to the empowerment of rural women. (...) Another UNDP effort, the Gender and Economic Policy Management Initiative (GEPMI), addresses gender-related capacity constraints in economic planning processes.
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Score: 1080835.6 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...ndp-comparative-advantage.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - Overview: Climate Change UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources Overview: Climate Change Wayuu villagers in Pessuapa, Colombia, make use of their local, ever-diminishing watering hole. (...) UNESCO and UNDP serve as co-managers of the Interagency Task Force on Gender Equality and Climate Change, which has enhancing the integration of gender equality into the UN system's climate change efforts as its goal. (...) UN Women takes part in UN efforts and supports gender mainstreaming in climate change mitigation and adaptation, and in climate change financing.
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Score: 1080402.1 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...n/overview-climate-change.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - ITC-ILO: Comparative Advantage UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO): Comparative Advantage Primary Mandate/Concentration in Relation to Rural Women The primary mandate of the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO) as the training arm of the International Labour Organization is to promote the Decent Work Agenda. (...) Activities aim at enhancing participants' knowledge and competencies with a view to strengthening their performance as policy-makers, managers, practitioners and trainers of the ILO's constituent and partner institutions. The Gender and Non Discrimination Programme (GNDP) of the ITC-ILO works to eliminate gender discrimination particularly in employment and access to resources and to support women empowerment strategies. (...) (See FAO–IFAD–ILO: Gender dimensions of agriculture and rural employment: Differentiated pathways out of poverty (Rome, FAO, 2010).
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Score: 1079540.9 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...ilo-comparative-advantage.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - IFAD: Comparative Advantage UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD): Comparative Advantage Primary Mandate/Concentration in Relation to Rural Women The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) , a specialized agency of the United Nations, was established as an international financial institution in 1977, with the mandate of enabling rural poor people to overcome poverty. (...) The purpose is to increase IFAD's impact on gender equality and strengthen women's empowerment in rural areas. (...) See the Framework for Gender Mainstreaming in IFAD's Operations and the checklist for key features for gender sensitive design and implementation .
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Score: 1077167 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...fad-comparative-advantage.html
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UN Womenwatch | Rural Women - Overview: Education, Training & Information UN System & Rural Women Introduction Education & Training Health Access Food Security Social Protection Decent Work Markets Climate Change Policy Decision-making FAO Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 IFAD Comparative Advantage Good Practices ITC-ILO Comparative Advantage SPFII Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNCTAD Comparative Advantage UNDP Comparative Advantage Good Practices UNESCO Comparative Advantage UNFPA Comparative Advantage Good Practices 1 Good Practices 2 UN Women Comparative Advantage Good Practices WFP Good Practices WHO Comparative Advantage Good Practices Joint Efforts Facts & Figures Related News Related Resources Overview: Education, Training & Information Two young mothers learning to write in a literacy class conducted by Literacy House at a village near Lucknow, in India. (...) Elsewhere, FAO and IFAD also collaborate on an ongoing basis on communication for rural development, gender and land rights, producer organizations and cooperatives, awareness on socio-economic and gender issues, education and training for rural people, capacity building in socio-economic and gender analysis and institutional innovations. (...) UN Women Watch Home | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Flickr | Pinterest | UN Gender Equality News Feed Inter-Agency Task Force on Rural Women | Copyright © 2012, United Nations | Photo Credits | Contact Us
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Score: 1075968.2 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...tion-training-information.html
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