International Day of Rural Women 

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International Day of Rural Women  in United Nations in 2021
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About International Day of Rural Women 

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Dates of International Day of Rural Women 
2022 United Nations Saturday, October 15thInternational Day of Rural Women 
2021 United Nations Friday, October 15thInternational Day of Rural Women 
2020 United Nations Thursday, October 15thInternational Day of Rural Women 
2019 United Nations Tuesday, October 15thInternational Day of Rural Women 
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Day of Rural Women 

The first International Day of Rural Women was observed on October 15th 2008.

This new international day, established by the General Assembly in its resolution 62/136 of December 18th 2007, recognizes "the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty."

In Malawi, the International Day of Rural Women is celebrated with a public holiday known as Mother's Day.

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