Women ‘Backbone Of Sustainable Livelihoods,’ U.N.’s Ban Says On International Day Of Rural Women

U.N. News Centre: ‘Rural women are the backbone of sustainable livelihoods,’ Ban declares on International Day
“Marking the International Day of Rural Women, the United Nations today affirmed the role of women as significant and crucial for the progress of rural households, local, and national economies. … [U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon] urged global leaders to seize the opportunity offered by the new [sustainable development] framework to transform rural women’s lives…” (10/15).

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