Nutrition

Vegetables displayed for sale in the village market of Ndiaganiao, Senegal. Photo: Rebecca Blackwell/Oxfam

Blog: The G7 in Schloss Elmau: Sending the right signal on food security and nutrition

Learning lessons from the past is vital if the G7 is to set a positive direction on food security and nutrition at their next Summit in Schloss Elmau, Germany.

Hasina Begum, une agricultrice au Bangladesh. Image: Oxfam

Blog: Jour 9: Rendre les politiques nutritionnelles favorables aux femmes

Presque partout dans le monde et parmi toutes les classes d’âge, les indicateurs de nutrition sont pires pour les femmes que pour leurs homologues masculins. Les différences sexospécifiques au niveau de l’accès à l’alimentation sont sans conteste le reflet de réalités socioculturelles, mais sont souvent renforcés par des politiques publiques insensibles au genre ou carrément discriminatoires.

Hasina Begum, a woman farmer, in Bangladesh. Image: Oxfam

Blog: Day 9: Nutrition Policies that Work for Women

Almost everywhere and across all age-groups, female nutrition indicators are worse than those of their male counterparts. Gender differences in access to food obviously reflect socio-cultural reali-ties, but are often reinforced by public policies that are either gender-blind or downright discrimina-tory.

By Jayati Ghosh, feminist, economist and professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University

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