Food is "key" for advancement of women

Chido Govera. (World Bank TV video capture)

Women need to be food secure in order to advance and to tackle violence perpetrate against them.

That's according to Chido Govera, a farmer, campaigner and educator from Zimbabwe who is teaching mushroom cultivation to hundreds of people in her country as well as in Tanzania, South Africa and the Congo.

Ms Govera participated in an event during this year's Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington D.C. in the United States.

Michelle "Pabsy" Pabalan from World Bank reports.

Duration: 1'44"

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