Global Food Security Strategy Technical Guidance: Advancing Gender Equality and Female Empowerment

Review this guidance on Advancing Gender Equality and Female Empowerment, one of 18 technical guidance documents for implementing the U.S. Government’s Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS).


Women’s multiple roles in agriculture and food systems place them at a critical nexus in food security. This guidance describes how to design and implement food security and nutrition programming that is effective, gender-sensitive, and gender-transformative.

Feed the Future, guided by GFSS, advances gender equality and empowering women and girls as a cross-cutting intermediate result (CC IR 3).