Canadian perspectives on the 2018 GFPR: Building women’s empowerment and food security

BY KATARLAH TAYLOR

“To achieve gender equality, we need to address social and economic power imbalances—especially for rural women who often face exclusion, vulnerability to exploitation, harmful practices, biases, and even conflict and violence,” Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Parliamentary Secretary to Canada’s Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, said at the May 1 event, Canadian perspectives on the 2018 Global Food Policy Report. (Photo credit: Teckles Photo Inc/IFPRI)