International Day of Rural Women – 15 Oct 2011

Filed under: Calendar,Events 2011 — admin @ October 15, 2011 9:00 am

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.



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