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Consultation open: Development of CFS guidelines on gender equality and women’s and girls’ empowerment in food security and nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Secretariat, SUN UN Network

Until 23 November 2021, suggestions and comments are welcome in the development of Committee on Food Security (CFS) Voluntary Guidelines on gender equality and women’s and girls’ empowerment in the context of food security and nutrition. BACKGROUND Advancing gender equality and women's and girls' empowerment is critical...

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International Day of Rural Women: Rural Women Cultivating Good Food for All

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

Photo: ILO/M. Crozet Originally published by UN Women, Friday 8 October 2021 This year, the International Day of Rural Women (15 October), puts a spotlight on “Rural Women Cultivating Good Food for All.” Established by the UN General Assembly in its resolution 62/136 of 18 December 2007, this international day...

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Afghanistan: Food supply for millions could run out this month

  |   SUN Monthly Newsletter, SUN UN Network

Photo: UNICEF Food stocks in Afghanistan could run out as soon as this month, a senior UN official warned on Wednesday, urging the international community to step up support for the country. Story first published by UN News on 1 September 2021. Ramiz Alakbarov, Deputy Special Representative...

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Strengthening the leadership of SUN FPs on gender equality and nutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International  Francophone Scaling Up Nutrition Government Focal Points learned more about gender equality and nutrition as part of the virtual Nutrition Leadership Development Workshop Just in time for International Women’s Day, francophone Scaling Up Nutrition Government Focal Points (SUN FPs) participated in...

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Nutrition and gender leadership on the menu for francophone SUN countries

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Secretariat

Capacity strengthening is a central area to accelerate multi-sectoral nutrition actions at national and sub-national levels. This also rings true for scaling up gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls across the SUN Movement. Nutrition International’s Nutrition Technical Assistance Mechanism (NTEAM), through the...

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Putting the Seqota Declaration into action: Fostering gender equality in nutrition at the district level in Ethiopia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Ethiopia, an exemplar in stunting reduction,[1] joined the SUN Movement in 2012 and announced the Seqota Declaration in 2015, which is a high-level commitment to end childhood stunting and undernutrition by 2030. Nutrition International, a key SUN Movement partner, has worked to foster gender equality...

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COVID-19’s triple threat to gender equality, nutrition and future potential

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

* Originally published by 1,000 Days Written By Emma Feutl Kent, Global Policy and Advocacy Manager at 1,000 Days & Robyn Bright, Director of Advocacy at Nutrition International The global COVID-19 health crisis is unprecedented, in both its global scope and devastating impacts. What started as a novel...

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Equality works, also for the SUN Movement: The Global Health 50/50 2019 Report

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

The Global Health 50/50 2019 report is a review of gender-related policies and practices of 198 global organisations active in health, with a special focus on gender equality in the workplace. In 2019, the SUN Movement  has emerged as one of 17 high performing organisations on...

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Activism brings fortified flour to Suusamyr in Kyrgyzstan

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2019 Think equal, build smart, innovate for change! Ainagul Muratalieva has never seriously thought about fortification. To her, a simple sense of fullness was equal to good nutrition. She is the head of a local community-based nongovernmental organisation. Ainagul and her family live in...

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