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Asian rural women launches third travelling journal in time for International Women’s Day

5 March 2015
Press Release

DHAKA, BANGLADESH – In time for the International Women’s Day on March 8, rural women representatives from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and India have gathered today to launch the third Women’s Travelling Journal (WTJ), with the theme food sovereignty. A collaborative work of the Asian Rural Women’s Coalition (ARWC), PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) and OXFAM’s GROW Campaign in Asia, this biggest compilation of 50 different stories of rural women in 6 countries recorded the personal, daily accounts of their lives, leadership experiences, and struggles for change. 
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Travelling Journal Journeys Anew on Rural Women's Day

15 October 2014
News Release

The Asian Rural Women's Coalition (ARWC), PAN Asia Pacific (PAN AP) and Oxfam's East Asia and South Asia GROW Campaign launched today the Women's Travelling Journal of Asian rural women in time for the United Nation's (UN) 6th International Day of Rural Women. 
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National Consultation and Planning on Women and Agriculture Held in Chennai, India

29 August 2014
Press Release

Various civil society groups from all over India held a National Consultation and Planning on Women and Agriculture last August 1, 2014 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. These groups voiced a concern that 67 years after the Declaration of Independence of India, majority of the people are denied their basic right to food, land, health, nutrition, work and social security. 
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Leadership Training for Rural Women Dedicated to Irene Fernandez

6 August 2014
Press Release

Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP) and Asian Rural Women’s Coalition (ARWC) dedicated its Leadership Training for Rural Women to the memory of Irene Fernandez in a gathering of women farmer leaders and CSO representatives of India in Chennai, Tamil Nadu last July 31. 
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Rural Women Leaders Meet in Chennai: Leadership Training aims to empower leadership of women in agriculture

27 July 2014
Press Release

Women farmer leaders and CSO representatives from the different states in India are meeting for the Rural Women’s Leadership Training in Chennai, Tamil Nadu since 27 July to 01 August 2014. The 6-day training is aimed to sharpen the skills and perspectives of twenty six (26) rural women farmers using creative methods and strategies, such as games, workshops, and community visits. The activity also aims to teach women about land, food and agricultural issues at the local and global levels as it impacts women. 
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Rural women unite, kick off campaign March 8

8 March 2014
Press Release

As the world marks the International Women's Day on March 8, various groups from eight countries in Asia Pacific and Africa will kick off a campaign highlighting the plight and struggle of rural women through simultaneous activities by participating organisations. 
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Northern Senegal holds women’s training to build leadership capacity
13 August 2014, Media Alert by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Africa
Twenty (20) women leaders from organizations of women farmers, civil society, women's rights activists and local officials participated in a local capacity building workshop for rural women in Podor (Senegal) from August 4 to 6, 2014 . Participants came from Matam, Saint-Louis, Lingučre, Dagana and Podor, localities in North Senegal. 
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PAN AP jumpstarts the "Women Reclaim our Seeds!" campaign
22 May 2013
(Penang, Malaysia) - On the occasion of the International Day for Biological Diversity, Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP) launches its campaign with the theme "Women Reclaim our Seeds" to celebrate the inspiring diversity and knowledge on seeds in the hands of women. 
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5th International Day of Rural Women 2012 Activities

15 October 2012 [read more]

Voices from Asia Pacific: Just and Sustainable Development Goals for Women

Date & Time: 15 Jun 2012, 13:30 - 15:00
Venue: T-3, Riocentro, Rio de Janeiro 
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Petition to support the peasant women, asserting right to life and lands in Central Mindanao, Philippines

Please sign and circulate the online petition in support of the forcibly ejected farmers of Buffalo-Tamaraw-Limus Farmers' Association (BTL) and the BTL Women's Association from the lands they have tilled for about three decades inside the Central Mindanao University (CMU) in Maramag, Bukidnon, Southern Philippines. [read more]

Proceedings to the Asian Rural Women's Conference:
Rights, Empowerment and Liberation

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