Gender Differences In Lifestyles

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The aim of this report is a critical review of the first module in the sourcebook, where the module’s references will be criticized with scientific sources)

Problems as formulated by the sourcebook
This module's goal is to highlight gender inequalities that determine food systems at global, national and local, and worsen food insecurity and malnutrition. To do so, it has sought to show gender differences in lifestyles, despite the lack of available documentation. The detailed analysis of gender roles of women and men in production, trade, distribution and consumption of food products shows how the approaches of food insecurity would gain in efficiency if they were gender sensitive. This module was based on the four pillars
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Access: physical, social and economic access by each household to sufficient food to meet its needs. This means that each household has the knowledge and ability to produce or purchase the food they need, and sustainably.
The fact that the production work of women and girls is generally unrecognized and undervalued contributes to gender inequalities and food insecurity. Moreover, their skills are ignored in agricultural programs. Their production capacity is also hampered by limited access to productive resources such as land, seeds and credit. Some aspects of this lack of resources and the implications in terms of gender will be discussed below.
The challenges facing women are compounded when a government or a food company lobbied the peasantry that he sells his land for a farm. Sometimes when these governments and businesses exploit the weaknesses of laws and rights to land ownership. Because land tenure systems are commonly discriminate against women, they see reduced their opportunities to participate in decisions and to assert their rights, such as to seek legal recourse.
Many women in developing countries, also have less access to resources such as credit and financial capital that could significantly improve their living conditions and facilitate their market
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In addition, they can contribute to better nutrition within households and to empower women by providing knowledge and tools.

b) Solution to 2
The fact that women and girls are deliberately deprived of food discrimination. This discrimination is implicit, unacknowledged, reflecting deeply rooted cultural attitudes according to which life is worth less than their male counterparts. It is clear that food security interventions must absolutely be based on data collected in the household, and measure changes that occur in homes. Indeed, if we consider only the overall household consumption, we ignore the differences within them. It is also essential to fund programs that challenge gender norms that influence the distribution of food within families.
To increase investments in infrastructure and transport to help with women’s engagement to the market, to create an equal play ground in the market for both men and women, but to also give the poor women more accessibility to information, technological

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