Side event at CSW 62

“Actions to Empower Rural Women and Girls”

(Click here for the event flyer)

13:15-14:30 March 13, 2018

Ex-Press Bar - GA Building, UN

Presented Power Point

1)The Importance of Networking for Agricultural Women in Rural Japan

Ms. Kozue YUKI

Manager of fruit farm in Tendo, Yamagata, Japan, Director, Subcommittee of young women of JA Tendo Agricultural Cooperative, Member of female farmers group called “Nougyou-Joshi Project” supported by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan

2)Rural Women and Women in Agriculture in Japan

Ms. Yukiko ODA

Vice-Convener, Japan Women's Watch (JAWW)

3)Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in the Project for Supporting Rice Industry Development in Tanzania (TANRICE2)

Ms. Kiva Francis MBEMBA

Facilitator of Gender Training (TANRICE2) MATI-Ukiriguru, Training Division, Ministry of Agriculture United Republic of Tanzania

4)Empowerment of Rural Women & Girls in Nepal through Policies & Measures

Ms. Shanta Laxmi SHRESTHA

M. Chair, Beyond Beijing Committee(BBC) Nepal Convener, Women Major Group For Sustainable Development in Nepal Asia Pacific Women's Watch(APWW) EC Member

5)Gender equitable land tenure and the opportunities for advancing women's land rights

Ms. Martha OSORIO

Gender and Rural Development Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Coordinator:Yukiko Oda, Vice convener, JAWW (Japan Women's Watch)

Co-sponsored by

Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations

JAWW (Japan Women's Watch)

The National Women's Committee of the United Nations NGOs

The International Women's Year Liaison Group