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Expert Meeting Discusses Strategies to Empower African Women in Relation to Climate Change and Food Security

empower-african-women18 November 2009: Gender equality experts discussed strategies to empower African women at an expert session of the Eighth African Regional Conference on Women (Beijing +15), which convened in Banjul, the Gambia, on 17-18 November 2009. One thematic group focused on climate change and food security, and highlighted the need to integrate gender into existing and future climate change science and research, as well as climate change policy. [UNECA Press Release][Conference Website]