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International Women’s Day 2018

“Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives


International Women’s Day 2018 by CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research on Exposure
(photo credit: S.Quinn / CIP)

The 2018 theme for International Women’s Day, 8 March, was: “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”. This theme inspired the CGIAR gender community to reflect on the role of gender research in transforming women’s lives in agriculture, aquaculture and natural resource management.

We were pleased to share perspectives from CGIAR leadership (Program and Center Directors), from Gender Research Coordinators, from several gender scientists engaging in field work, and from the CGIAR System Management Board.

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