Women and Food Security

[Brief]

Publication date:
2015-03-31
Language:
English
Publication type:
Gender Tool Box
Issued:
March 2015
Description:
There is a strong link between food security, good nutrition and gender. A gender approach to food security can enable shifts in gender power relations and assure that all people, regardless of gender, benefit from, and are empowered by development policies and practices to improve food security and nutrition. This brief gives an overview on why and how to consider gender aspects in both short-term humanitarian assistance and long-term development cooperation that address food security.

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