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Gender and Commodity Management: A Field Guide

Organizational Authors: 
The TOPS Program
Year Published: 
2017

This brief guide confirms that gender affects the management and distribution of food commodity, both within the managing organization, and between the organization and commodity recipients. It outlines good practice that Commodity Managers and their staff can follow to ensure that all parties enjoy equal and safe access and opportunity. It offers a set of assessment questions that Commodity Managers can ask, of themselves and others, to verify that people’s rights to food commodity are not hindered by gender norms that marginalize or exclude any group.

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