Gender-responsive Nutrition Policies – A Myth or a Possibility?

June 11, 2018 - Author: E. Mkandawire and S. Hendriks

By E. Mkandawire and S. Hendriks


Gender-Agrilinks-June2018Gender-responsive Nutrition Policies – A Myth or a Possibility?
Elizabeth Mkandawire (University of Pretoria) and Sheryl Hendriks (University of Pretoria)
Policymakers often incorrectly understand gender to mean addressing women’s issues. This interpretation can negatively influence policy outcomes. When it comes to nutrition policies and responsibilities, men have a vested interest in improving maternal and child nutrition.

Tags: c3, cross-country, fsg media, fsg news, fsp media, fsp news, gender, nutrition


Related Topic Areas

Cross-country, C3, FSP Gender dataset, FSP Nutrition Dataset


Authors

Elizabeth Mkandawire

Elizabeth Mkandawire
elimka23@gmail.com

Sheryl Hendriks

Sheryl Hendriks
Sheryl.Hendriks@up.ac.za


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Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy

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