International Day of Rural women

International Day of Rural women

Question: International Day of Rural women is observed on-
(a)21 October
(b)8 October
(c)15 October
(d)12 October
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • International Day of Rural women is observed on 15 October every year since 2008.
  • This day recognizes the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in augmenting agricultural and rural development, enhancing food security and eradicating rural poverty.




  • This year theme for the day was “Sustainable infrastructure, services and social protection for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls”.
  • Despite progress on some fronts, gender inequalities remain pervasive in every dimension of sustainable development; and in many areas, progress is too slow to achieve the SDGs by 2030.

Links:

http://www.un.org/en/events/ruralwomenday/

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