Gender in Agriculture Partnership

Transforming agriculture to empower women and deliver food, nutrition and income security

International Rural Women Day - October 15th 2013

Date: 
15/10/2013

The first International Day of Rural Women was observed on 15 October 2008. This new international day, established by the General Assembly in its resolution 62/136 of 18 December 2007, recognizes “the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.”

www.un.org/en/events/ruralwomenday

www.woman.ch/index.php?page=women_15Oct&hl=en_US

 

 

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