UN Women

Rural women take center-stage at major UN meeting
News: The criticial importance of empowering rural women, for the sake of both protecting their rights and promoting development, has been reaffirmed at the 56th Commission on the Status of Women.
100 Years of International Women's Day
by Allison Corkery and Victoria Wisniewski
March 8th, 2011
Women should have access to education, to jobs, to land and to resources, not only because it is good for the economy, but because—like men—they are entitled to these fundamental rights.