A heart to heart conversation with women farmers in the desert state of Rajasthan, who share their first-hand experiences with climate change and water issues and the solutions that women need to creatively solve their problems using local knowledge and appropriate technologies. This meeting was facilitated by CECOEDICON, a grassroots organization that works to advance the rights, livelihoods and dignity of rural communities.
Interviewed by: Rucha Chitnis

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  1. Rupesh Chowdhury on July 7, 2011 at 6:28 pm

    Empowering women is a major concern in India. Gender Equality is also one of the 8 Millennium Development Goals of UNited Nations Millennium Campaign.
    Globally more than 173 Million people stood up against gender discrimination in 2009, a Guinness World Record!
    I joined the campaign at http://www.facebook.com/unmcampaignINDIA.
    and http://twitter.com/unmcampaignIND
    It is Time for You to STAND UP AGAINST POVERTY NOW!

  2. Deena on July 7, 2011 at 6:29 pm

    There are thousands of women around the globe that face extreme discrimination and are subjected to great sufferings .Is it not then up to us to make sure that does not happen??

    We have to be the voice for the millions people to PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY AND EMPOWER WOMEN in India

    . Stand Up Take Action 2010.We need you…

    Globally more than 173 Million people stood up against poverty in 2009, a Guinness World Record!

    Let us break this record in 2010!
    It is Time for You to STAND UP AGAINST POVERTY NOW!
    Join us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/unmcampaignINDIA
    Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/unmcampaignIND

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