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The voice of rural women for a sustainable and healthy future (CSW62 Side Event)
12 Mar 2018 -  Investing in rural women and girls’ nutrition accelerates progress toward eradicating poverty and hunger, improving health outcomes, and achieving the internationally agreed development goals, including the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Objectives: 1. Promote a constructive dialogue to enhance the exchange of good practices among rural women, national Governments, international Institutions, NGOs and other stakeholders. 2. Value the existing instruments and explore innovative initiatives to improve the conditions of women in agriculture. 3. Consider the opportunity to create an international rural women network to establish a constructive dialogue on gender-sensitive challenges and solutions. 4. Advocate for political leadership and seek opportunities to mobilize new resources for rural women and girls’ nutrition under the Decade of Action on Nutrition.