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International Day of Rural Women

  • International Day of Rural Women
  • Oct 15, 2021
  • By LHRC

International Day of Rural Women

01:00 AM - 10:30 PM

This international day, established by the UN 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.”

Member States (Including Tanzania), in collaboration with the organizations of the UN and civil society, as appropriate, are urged to continue their efforts to implement the outcome of and to ensure an integrated and coordinated follow-up to UN conferences and summits, including their reviews, and to attach greater importance to the improvement of the situation of rural women, including indigenous women, in their national, regional and global development strategies.