During a major event on October 16, IICA will present its strategies to support rural female workers, as well as two institutional initiatives: the book “Warriors – Rural Women Around the World” - which includes photographs by award-winning photojournalist Sebastião Salgado - and a photography exhibition resulting from a partnership with Vogue Brazil.
IICA, MDS and FLACSO signed an agreement to generate knowledge related to productive inclusion and cooperative undertakings.
A team from the Brazilian edition of Vogue magazine traveled across four countries in the Americas to share the stories of women who live off the land and who, in many ways, sow a fairer society.
During the Summit of the W20 - the G20 engagement group on gender equality - experts from IICA, the UN and the World Bank agreed that improving working and living conditions for rural women is crucial to promoting development. IICA is co-chair of W20 in its work on Rural Women.
Renowned Brazilian sociologist, Miriam Abramovay gave a conference on gender and rural women at the IICA Headquarters.
Ms. Carmen Nurse is the new President of CANROP.