Event Type: Observances
Event Name: International Day of Rural Women
Event Description: Established by GA resolution 62/136, the International Day of Rural Women 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."
UN Sponsor: General Assembly (UNGA)
Activities: A message from the Secretary-General will be distributed through usual channels and additional statements and materials will soon be available at: http://www.un.org/en/events/ruralwomenday/index.shtml
Event URL: http://www.un.org/en/events/ruralwomenday/index.shtml
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