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International Day of Rural Women being observed today


  • The Day 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. 
  • Rural women, with a crucial role in agriculture, food security and nutrition, already face struggles in their daily lives.
  • The Country Director, International Fund for Agricultural Development, Dr. Rasha Omar has underlined the role of women in fighting climate change and finding solutions for the impact of climate change.