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.

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Elizabeth Mkandawire

Elizabeth Mkandawire

Sheryl Hendriks

Sheryl Hendriks

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