Gender Equality Necessary For Food Security

IRIN: How equal rights boost food security
“Eliminating the gender gap in agriculture is widely seen as crucial to alleviating poverty and improving food security, and the effects of inequality are likely to be further compounded by climate change. ‘For global development to be sustainable, the issues of climate change, gender equality, and food security must all go hand-in-hand,’ said Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and head of the Mary Robinson Foundation…” (3/14).