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Day 2 Session 10 Davison_ Intro

  1. 1. A4NH Gender-Nutrition Methods Workshop December 6-7, 2013 Day 2 Intro Karibuni Kenya
  2. 2. Are you sitting still?, would you be in the same place next year? Earth is rotating on its axis at 1666KPh Earth is rotating around the sun at 107,000kph Sun is moving through the universe around the galactic core at 650,000 Kph Galaxy moving through the universe at 3,600,000kph = You are on the move @ 4,383,610 Kph
  3. 3. What one approach, body of knowledge , technique that you explored yesterday will you use in your current or future research and who are you going to work with? (Blue) What actions, outcomes do you want to see taken and followed up after the workshop today? (Green)
  4. 4. Objectives • At the end of the workshop, attendees are expected to: • Have a better understanding of how gender could influence the nutrition outcomes of agricultural interventions in their CRP, and any potential for harm if gender is ignored • Apply their knowledge of gender methods/tools and the gender-nutrition pathways to the design and implementation of research in their CRPs • Know who is working on gender-nutrition issues in other CRPs and be able to identify opportunities for future collaboration
  5. 5. Working agreements The grasshopper which is always near its mother eats the best food. ~Ghanaian Words are sweet, but they never take the place of food. ~Ibo A housewife who complains that there is not enough foodstuff in the market should remember that if her husband adds to what is already available, there would be more for everyone. ~Nigerian Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it. ~ Akan Wealth, if you use it, comes to an end; learning, if you use it, increases. Swahili Advice is a stranger; if he’s welcome he stays for the night; if not, he leaves the same day. ~Malagasy Having a good discussion is like having riches ~ Kenya Where a woman rules, streams run uphill. ~ Ethiopian You must act as if it is impossible to fail. ~ Ashanti However long the night, the dawn will break. ~ African
  6. 6.  Woman is like the earth: everyone sits down on her (Zaire)  The man may be the head of the home, the wife is the heart. (Kenya)  A wife is like an old cooking pot: you don't let your friend keep it for you. (Uganda)  Married women are like elephant tusks: you don't touch them. (Kenya)  Woman is a fire. If you have to, take a little. (Senegal)  To bear a girl is to bear a problem. (tigrinya/Ethiopia)  A women is like a shield: you call it light until you try it on. (Uganda)  Believe a women's word the day after (Kenya)  You can trust your brother, your father, your mother, but never your wife (Benin)  Women without man is a field without seed. (Zaire)  Women have no king (Bari, Sudan)  Beat your wife regularly; if you don't know why, she will (west Africa, possibly of Arab origin)