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Left Out and Left Behind: Ignoring Women Will Prevent Us from Solving the Hunger Crisis

CARE International released a report earlier this year that includes insights from an analysis of how well nearly 75 global, regional, and national reports, strategies, and statements on the COVID-19-induced hunger crisis address the reality of women and girls and gender inequality. In summary, few addressed the realities of women and girls.

The report states that, “Despite the many barriers they face, women and girls are instrumental to food systems and are already leading the charge to meet COVID-19-related challenges. Addressing gender inequalities will help deconstruct the barriers these women face, boosting productivity, promoting good nutrition, and leading to better outcomes for women, girls, and their communities.”

To address the hunger pandemic and its disproportionate impacts on women and girls, the report makes a number of recommendations, including:

Read the full report : https://insights.careinternational.org.uk/publications/left-out-and-left-behind-ignoring-women-will-prevent-us-from-solving-the-hunger-crisis [1]