Int'l Day of Rural Women being observed today

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Int'l Day of Rural Women being observed today

International Day of Rural Women is being observed today, to recognize contribution of rural women in domestic and social responsibilities and create awareness about her empowerment.

This year’s theme, for the day is “sustainable infrastructure, services and social protection for gender equality and empowerment of rural women and girls”.

In his message on the occasion, UN Secretary-General, António Guterres has said that empowerment of rural women and girls is essential to building a prosperous, equitable and peaceful future for all people on the earth.