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International Day Of Rural Women : It Is Time To Invest In Rural Girls And Women

International Day Of Rural Women : It Is Time To Invest In Rural Girls And Women

Today Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of Rural Women. The day recognises the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty. The world over, the vital role that women and girls play in […]

International Day Of Rural Women – The Message

International Day Of Rural Women – The Message

Rural women, the majority of whom depend on natural resources and agriculture for their livelihoods, make up over a quarter of the total world population. In developing countries, rural women represent approximately 43 per cent of the agricultural labour force, and produce, process and prepare much of the food available, thereby giving them primary responsibility […]