International Day of Rural Women 2022
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International Day of Rural Women is celebrated on 15 October every year.
This day is dedicated to lakhs of women who live in remote rural areas.
This day is celebrated to celebrate and make people aware of their achievements and contribution towards rural development and agriculture.
The day focuses on gender equality and women empowerment in rural areas.
These women include women from rural areas who contribute to the production of food and building agriculture and rural development around the world.
This day reminds us that the world cannot be progressive if rural society is neglected.
The theme for International Day of Rural Women 2022 - "Rural Women, key for a world free from hunger and poverty."
Background of the Day
The United Nations has been working since 1945 in the direction of maintaining peace and friendship in all the countries of the world.
In the year 1995, the Fourth World Conference on Women was held in Beijing, China.
The main topic of discussion in this was women empowerment.
On 18 December 2007, the United Nations announced that 15 October would be observed annually around the world as the International Day of Rural Women.
Since then this day is celebrated globally.
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