right to food-1The Right to Food, Gender Equality and Economic Policy (2011)

Report
Workshop Rapporteur and Writer: Alexandra Spieldoch
Editor: Savi Bisnath

This report is the culmination of a two-day experts meeting, “The Right to Food, Gender Equality and Economic Policy,” which took place on September 16-17, 2011 at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL). The meeting was organized as a means to contribute to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food’s work on gender equality, including a final report for the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2013. To this end CWGL brought together economists, researchers and advocates, working from a feminist perspective on various aspects of the food system, to offer analysis and recommendations. 

Video
Interviews: Genevieve Cato and Ria DasGupta
Editing: Ria DasGupta

The intention in this informative video is to provide policy-makers, activists and academics working on gender equality, the right to food and economic policy with information on key issues related to the intersections of food rights, economic policy and feminism. This video highlights key discussion points of a two-day expert meeting. Click here to view video.

 
Traducción al español del reporte: The Right to Food, Gender Equality and Economic Policy

Relatora y redactora del reporte: Alexandra Spieldoch
Editora: Savi Bisnath
Traductora: Marcela Olivera

Este informe es producto de una reunión de expertos en el tema, "El Derecho a la Alimentación, Equidad de Género y Política Económica", que tuvo lugar el 16 y 17 septiembre de 2011 en el Centro para el Liderazgo Global de las Mujeres (CWGL). La reunión fue organizada para contribuir al trabajo del Relator Especial de  las Naciones Unidas Sobre el Derecho a la Alimentación en relación a la equidad de genero, incluyendo un informe final para el Consejo de las Naciones Unidas sobre Derechos Humanos el 2013. El CWGL reunió a economistas, investigadoras y defensoras, que están trabajando desde una perspectiva feminista sobre diversos aspectos del sistema alimentario, para ofrecer análisis y recomendaciones.

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