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Ladies on the land

While it’s often said that ‘behind every successful man, there’s a great woman,’ the experiences of Australian farming families -past and present- brings new meaning to the old adage. 511 more words


2016 NSW-ACT RIRDC Rural Women's Award finalists announced

Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair has announced four inspiring leaders, from right across the state’s regions, as finalists in the 2016NSW-ACT Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Rural Women’s Award… 559 more words

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Everyday gratitude

We have been very busy here at the Rural Women’s Network in the lead up to Christmas and have missed sharing our regular stories from rural women with you. 1,156 more words

Rural Women

Artisan Well organized a training program on making leather bag for the marginalized women artisans in rural areas of Kolkata. The session was organized with a dream/expectation that the training and production intervention will go a long way to improve the socio economic quality of life of the women. 156 more words


A Fire in Her Bones

As its main selling point, this 1892 advertisement claims the JFA is the “oldest institution in the West for the education of young ladies.” My colleagues and I have often repeated this fact, but we have to ask: It this true? 1,262 more words


Mother's Day Reflections for the Twerking Millennials

Every year Malawi celebrates mothers on the 15th October and on the same day  the world celebrates rural women. At the breakfast table this morning, we remembered the women that contribute the most to our economy and our wellbeing more generally.   1,083 more words


Happy International Day of Rural #Women

Rural women, the majority of whom depend on natural resources and agriculture for their livelihoods, make up over a quarter of the total world population. In developing countries, rural women represent approximately 43 per cent of the agricultural labour force, and produce, process and prepare much of the food available, thereby giving them primary responsibility for food security. 153 more words