In the push for women’s empowerment, rural women can’t be left behind
By Jim Cornelius, Paul WintersJun. 12, 2019
On virtually every measurable development indicator—including poverty, hunger, education, and health—rural women fare worse than rural men and urban women.
Even with equal access, women farmers often do not have equal productivity because they are held back by lack of land rights, lack of access to markets, and difficulty in hiring labour, write Jim Cornelius and Paul Winters. Pixabay photograph courtesy of David Greenwood-Haigh
Globally, the momentum for gender equality and justice is growing.
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