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Rural Resilience Program mentors colourful bush advocate

By Ted O’Kane, NSW DPI Rural Resilience Officer

It’s a long way from the rolling green fields of County Cork, Ireland, to the often challenging landscape of the Narrawa district, near Crookwell on the Southern Tablelands. 504 more words

Rural Women

La recherche

Here I present a sample of the results of my research conducted in the communes of Lomié, Mindourou and Ngoyla in Eastern Cameroun in the department of the Haut-Nyong where I conducted 40 interviews with 35 women and 5 men who have benefited from support from the FOMOD. 2,474 more words

Women + Technology + Entrepreneurism = ?

After being misdirected by staff at Melbourne Airport and missing my flight this morning, I found myself far from Adelaide and the International Rural Women’s Conference at which I was supposed to be presenting.  2,265 more words

A Women’s Day to Erase Urban-Rural Divide

It happens on Women’s Day every year. A flurry of activities organised for and by women working in the organised sector. Kitty parties, cookery contests, rangoli competitions and even beauty pageants form part of the itinerary for the day. 491 more words

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The Confidence Habit (Free resource)

The Australian Business Women’s Network (ABN) has today announced its list of 18 women inductees into the Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame – 2015.  Great to see rural women in the mix including; 153 more words

Daily Habits

March marks month to celebrate rural women

REGINA – The Saskatchewan government wants students to learn more about where their food comes from and who produces it. For the third annual Canadian agriculture literacy week, students at Seven Stones Community School in Regina heard what it’s like to be a farmer in the province. 363 more words

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PATRIARCHY TRUMPS YET AGAIN: HOW PANCHAYATI RAJ REALLY WORKS

The state of Rajasthan has just concluded its elections for all local level bodies at the village, block and district level.

A week before the elections, in the little corner of rural Rajasthan where I currently live,  we had some unexpected visitors.  2,243 more words

Rajasthan Village Diary