Yesterday, October 15th, was the International Day of Rural Women, a day to recognize “the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.” For more information about the UN’s International Day of Rural Women, and to read Resolution 62/136 establishing it, click here.
1. To read the message Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gave yesterday, marking the day, click here.
2. To see a beautiful photo blog of rural women, click here.