Rural women play a critical role in enhancing Agricultural and rural development, improving food security, and eradicating rural poverty.
Despite making up 43 percent of the world’s agricultural workforce, less than 20 percent of all land owners in the world are women, according to the United Nations.
The Global organization says gender inequalities, such as discriminatory laws and social norms, access to resources, equipment, credit, and land ownership restrict women’s full potential.
The ever-evolving technological advancement leaves rural women far behind men and their urban counterparts.
This episode of 50-50 looks at how rural women are adjusting to the digital world.