Introducing IFPRI's Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI): A Valid Tool in Measuring Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture

Introducing IFPRI's Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI): A Valid Tool in Measuring Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture

Women's Empowerment Agricultural Index. Measuring progress.

Women's Empowerment Agricultural Index. Measuring progress.

Villagers and farmers lie with sticks outside a Shiva temple as they wait for blessings in a ritual praying for rain during the Manda Festival in Ranchi, India

Pictures of the day: 8 May 2012

Villagers and farmers lie with sticks outside a Shiva temple as they wait for blessings in a ritual praying for rain during the Manda Festival in Ranchi, India

Learn more about the WIFE Project, and how it aims to achieve women's socio-economic empowerment via climate-smart agriculture.   http://prezi.com/f4ok6tdrxukg/the-wife-project-the-path-to-womens-socio-economic-empowerment-through-climate-smart-agriculture/

Learn more about the WIFE Project, and how it aims to achieve women's socio-economic empowerment via climate-smart agriculture. http://prezi.com/f4ok6tdrxukg/the-wife-project-the-path-to-womens-socio-economic-empowerment-through-climate-smart-agriculture/

Increasing sustainable food production could empower Cambodian women

Increasing sustainable food production could empower Cambodian women

This infographic illustrates a new tool for measuring the degree of women's empowerment across five different domains of influence.

"This general finding – that #women's power is associated with better #nutrition – is increasingly being woven into recommendations on how to make interventions for social protection, #agriculture, #education and water and sanitation more sensitive to improving nutrition."

Gender equality: empowered women raise healthier children

"This general finding – that #women's power is associated with better #nutrition – is increasingly being woven into recommendations on how to make interventions for social protection, #agriculture, #education and water and sanitation more sensitive to improving nutrition."

Kimura, Aya H. Hidden Hunger: Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013. Print.

Kimura, Aya H. Hidden Hunger: Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013. Print.

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How can we empower women in agriculture to end hunger?

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