When Women and Men Work Together for Gender Equity

For three years, Lutheran World Relief and the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future program have collaborated on an innovative approach to promoting women’s leadership in several Western Honduras agricultural communities.

The Gender in Agriculture from Policy to Practice (GAPP) project sought to improve nutrition and access to food among these poor farm families through encouraging women to participate in the municipal political process, by raising men’s awareness of gender issues and by encouraging advocacy for policies focused on gender equity.

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