Resources tagged "gender"

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Tips for addressing gender equality in your farmer program: Part one

admin November 24, 2019

Last year, Farm Radio International launched the first Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio. We received 40 applications. These applications included […]

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Turning promises into action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

admin March 03, 2019

Achieving gender equality is an integral part of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. UN Women’s new flagship report, “Turning […]

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Activism and reporting on gender-based violence

admin November 18, 2018

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is a global campaign dedicated to ending gender-based violence. The campaign starts on Nov. 25—the […]

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Reporting on violence

admin August 27, 2018

In this week’s Farmer story from Democratic Republic of Congo, we share the experience of women villagers who remain in their homes […]

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FRI’s five-part radio drama: Beans, a family affair

admin June 04, 2018

Rural radio broadcasters know that many women farmers deal with gender discrimination, abuse, and sexual assault, both on the farm and at […]

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Women in agricultural extension

admin May 07, 2018

One of this week’s Farmer stories highlights the gap between women and men farmers’ access to agricultural tools and training. Researchers say […]

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IPS guide to reporting on gender-based violence

admin November 20, 2017

One of this week’s Farmer stories talks about how drought and the resulting food insecurity can worsen gender-based violence in pastoral communities. […]

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Audio guides to make media coverage more sensitive to gender-based violence

admin August 28, 2017

Whether they’re covering a new irrigation project, access to vegetable markets, or farmers struggling to pay their children’s school fees, radio broadcasters […]

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International Women’s Day

admin March 06, 2017

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8 is “Women in the changing world of work.” This theme recognizes […]

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Role of rural women in agricultural and food security

admin October 24, 2016

Women play an important role in agriculture and food security, as many women farm, sell produce, and cook for their family. But […]

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Guidelines for the production of gender-responsive radio broadcasts

admin May 30, 2016

As this week’s farmer story from Kenya illustrates, gender plays an important role on the farm. In the story, women did much […]

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