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8 March – International Women’s Day Author: Galina Petriashvili (photos, text, layout) 2012, Tbilisi
International Women's Day 2012: EMPOWER RURAL WOMEN – END HUNGER AND POVERTY! ”If rural women had equal access to productive resources, agricultural yields would rise by 4 per cent, strengthening food and nutrition security and relieving as many as 150 million people from hunger. Rural women, if given the chance, could also help end the hidden development tragedy of stunting, which affects almost 200 million children worldwide” - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon
70% of the population living below poverty threshold are women and girls
Happy Women’s Solidarity, Dear Women! WOMEN make up 66% of the total working hours globally
Happy Women’s Solidarity Day!
Happy Women’s Solidarity Day! Women make up two-thirds of the world's total working hours, but they receive only a tenth of the revenue
International Women’s Day Women own only 1% of the property in the world
Happy Women’s Solidarity Day, dear women!
83% of all migrants-domestic workers are women. They account for 3% of the total workforce in the world. 56.6% (29.7 mln) domestic workers are not covered by labour legislation in their countries mln domestic workers are not entitled to vacation. International Women’s Day Domestic work is the same work as any other
International Women’s Day More than a half of working population in the world is women employed in the informal business sector. In most cases, these jobs are neither protected nor covered by labour legislation
EMPOWER RURAL WOMEN – END HUNGER AND POVERTY! In some parts of the world, women make up for 70% of the labour force in agriculture 60% of those suffering from chronic malnutrition globally are women and children
International Women’s Day We should remember ALL women About one third of the world’s women are homeless or live in dire conditions
March 8 – International Women’s Day Author: Galina Petriashvili (photos, text, layout) 2012 Tbilisi Happy Solidarity Day, Dear Women!