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# 018 - March-April 2014

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Women are responsible for about 6 per cent of household food production in Asia and 75 per cent in Africa. - See more at: http://www.unep.org/newscentre/default.aspx?DocumentID=2661&ArticleID=8975#sthash.2JEAE7rE.dpufùm
Women are responsible for about 6 per cent of household food production in Asia and 75 per cent in Africa. - See more at: http://www.unep.org/newscentre/default.aspx?DocumentID=2661&ArticleID=8975#sthash.2JEAE7rE.dpuf
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The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.

Coco Chanel
French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand

 


 

20 to 30 % less
Women farmers tend to produce 20 to 30 per cent less than their male counterparts because they have less access to vital inputs such as seeds, fertilizers and tools (FAO, 2011)

9, 12, 15 & 24%
Women account for 9 per cent of the workforce in construction, 12 per cent in engineering, 15 per cent in financial and business services, and 24 per cent in manufacturing—all sectors critical to building a green economy. Sustain Labor, 2009.

More than 2 billion
From 1990 to 2010, more than 2 billion people gained access to safe drinking water, but 780 million people are still without clean drinking water [20]. Where water supplies are not readily accessible, water must be carried from its source. According to 2006–2009 data from 25 sub-Saharan African countries, women there spend at least 16 million hours each day to collect water. Men spend 6 million hours, and children 4 million hours. UN-2012

Civil society on goals for gender in the Post 2015 Agenda

UN Women and the Global Gender Equality Architecture Reform (GEAR) Campaign co-convened a meeting to discuss Civil Society engagement on the Post 2015 Development Agenda. In these interviews some of the civil society participants reflect on which should be the priorities for gender goals in the Post 2015 Agenda. Release date: September 2012.

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