Women’s History

Gender Equity in Farming Suggests Better Future for Food

Agriculture is arguably the most important of our industries, and maintaining and improving our food systems is high on the global priority list. International organizations like the United Nations are now beginning to acknowledge the link between gender equity, sustainability and global food security. A UN Women report in 2022 found that giving women the same opportunities as men within the agricultural industry could reduce the number of malnourished people by up to 17%.

Women Rise Up

On February 14, hundreds of thousands of women across six continents gathered in groups and danced to raise awareness of violence against women and girls. Learn about how women throughout history have come together to demand change through public protest and mass demonstrations.