Celebrating International Women’s Day 2012: UNESCO’s efforts for rural women

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2012 Too often marginalized, women living in rural settings face steep challenges to the exercise of their human rights, their personal development and the pursuit of their aspirations.” – Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova on Women’s Day 2012. Rural households headed by women are among the most vulnerable of the world’s 1.4 billion people living in extreme poverty in developing countries. Women and girls constitute 60 percent … [Read more...]

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