Climate change has placed the world's food security at risk. Farmers generally face many challenges, but women face multiple constraints beyond those of their male counterparts farmers.
Women fulfil important roles across the food value chains and make up 43% of the agriculture labor force, yet face significant discrimination when it comes to land and livestock ownership, equal pay, participation in decision-making entities, access to financial services, and much more.
To overcome gender inequality, we have to learn about these barriers. Watch this video to hear directly from women farmers on the frontline and learn why their empowerment is critical to ensuring the entire world can eat. Then take it a step further and test your knowledge with the quiz.