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International Day of Rural Women

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Rural Women celebrates and honors the role of rural women on October 15 each year. It recognizes rural women’s importance in enhancing agricultural and rural development worldwide.

International Day of Rural Women will be celebrated in Telavi, alongside with the first regional presentation of the nation-wide social campaign “We Need Equality” dedicated to women’s economic empowerment.

The event is organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Government of Sweden, in cooperation with the Gender Equality Council of the Parliament of Georgia, Government of Georgia, Telavi City Municipality and civil society organizations.