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Close to a million Rohingya people have fled violence in Myanmar to seek refuge across the border in Bangladesh. Outspoken and confident, meet Rajiah, leading the way for healthy mothers in Cox's Bazar, and pushing hard to be a role model for the advancement of women around her.
Ces derniers mois, plusieurs scandales alimentaires ont défrayé la chronique avec la viande de cheval vendue pour du bœuf en Europe et du rat vendu pour de l’agneau en Chine. Ces fraudes ne sont probablement que la partie visible de l’iceberg.
En los últimos meses, han salido en los titulares de todos los periódicos escándalos alimentarios como la carne de caballo que se hizo pasar por carne de vacuno o como se utilizaba rata disfrazada de cordero en China. Y estos casos son probablemente la punta del iceberg.
L’effondrement tragique d’une usine de confection textile au Bangladesh a douloureusement attiré l’attention sur les mauvaises conditions salariales et de travail endurées par les millions de personnes qui fabriquent nos vêtements ou produisent notre nourriture.
Esforzarse para producir más y más alimentos es el punto de partida erróneo para conseguir la seguridad alimentaria. Al contrario, debemos concentrarnos en reducir desigualdades: incrementar el poder de los agricultores a pequeña escala, valorizar sus conocimientos y acabar con las barreras que impiden la igualdad para las mujeres campesinas.
Por Rokeya Kabir, director ejecutivo del Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha (BNPS)
Striving to produce ever more food is the wrong starting point for achieving food security. Instead, let’s focus on reducing inequalities by giving small-scale farmers’ more control, valuing their knowledge, and removing barriers that hamper women’s ability to farm on equal terms.