In Laos, putting women’s empowerment at the heart of our work

Equality is essential for world with zero hunger. See how the World Food Programme is stepping up its gender programming.

WFP takes into account traditional workloads so women are not disadvantaged by participation in programmes. Photo: WFP/Tom Greenwood

A gender perspective in every area

Lao women at a WFP nutrition education session. Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud
Seeking out women to interview has provided a new perspective on household dynamics. Photo: WFP/Tiziana Zoccheddu
A WFP staff member at a school meals programme. Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud

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Simone Gie

Nutritionist and senior writer for the UN World Food Programme.