Welcome to the INSTRAW LIBRARY, a compilation of around 600 publications produced by the former UN International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW), which served as the leading UN institute devoted to research, training and knowledge management to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment. INSTRAW, along with DAW, OSAGI and UNIFEM, came together in 2010 to establish the present UN Women.

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The Legacy of INSTRAW

In addition to the INSTRAW Library, the UN Women Training Centre presents the publication “The legacy of INSTRAW in promoting the rights of women. A historical record of the Institute between 1976 and 2010”, which intends to pay tribute to the story of INSTRAW as well as to the women’s movements and governments which supported it.

ID: 1987-R-DEV-AFR
Reference: Zimet, J. (1997). Analysis of Food Insecurity and Women's Roles in the African Region.Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 1987
Description: This research study addresses how food insecurity plagues the African region and women's role in eradicating long-term hunger. It also addresses the two main causes of food insecurity which are natural and man-made disasters. The study reviews some strategies and recommendations that can and should be implemented at the rural and national levels to help end the hunger crisis.
Instraw's Mandate: Research
Theme: Development
Keywords: Food security, Agriculture, Food production
Geographic Area: Africa
Languages: English
Type of Product: Report
Disponibility: Printed
LinkToFile: PDF FILE