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This research report considers the perspectives of women’s organizations and their strategies in dealing with vulnerability to shocks and crises, and building resilience in a context of food insecurity. The report identifies what 21 women’s organizations across 10 countries consider to be the key threats to resilience, and draws lessons from their ways of working. 

Five chapters review the methodology of the research, explore definitions of resilience, consider threats to food security, and survey the learning from specific ways of working – all from the perspective of grassroots women’s organizations themselves. The report then offers focused conclusions and recommendations for action on how to build resilience from a gender and women’s rights perspective. The report includes a comprehensive description of the 21 women’s organizations in 10 countries which contributed to the project.

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