Gender Equality Theme Month
Highlighting new research and programmatic evidence and will learn more about impactful and scalable solutions. Our blog series dives deeper and builds upon the themes of empowering women and girls beyond production; gendered secondary impacts of COVID-19; and gender and climate.
Improving the overall enabling environment for women and girls is critical for sustainable progress at scale. This involves transforming gender norms in social and market institutions, bridging gaps between laws and practice, and addressing potential unintended consequences of women’s changing roles and gender power dynamics, including but not limited to gender-based violence. It also requires strengthening women's leadership and voices at all levels: in farmer and water organizations, civil society, business networks and policy fora. Such transformation requires the ownership and participation of everyone, including men.