Women’s rights and gender equality are facets of global hunger and malnutrition. In Sub-Saharan Africa there are nations where women and girls compose 90% of the agricultural labor force.
Without access to credit and inputs their productivity if far less than if they were allowed to have the same access to necessary resource as me. Women are the key to ending hunger in our lifetime. We need to support efforts that provide them opportunities to help make it happen.
These goals, which replace the Millennium Development Goals, set the course for the next 15 years. They are both sustainable and achievable, especially if we all work together to make them happen.