The 2020 International Day of Rural Women, celebrated on October 15, will focus on “Building rural women’s resilience in the wake of COVID-19”, to create awareness of these women’s struggles, their needs, and their critical and key role in our society. The crucial role that women and girls play in ensuring the sustainability of rural communities has been increasingly recognized. Women account for a substantial proportion of the agricultural labor force, including informal work, and perform unpaid care and domestic work within families in rural areas. They make significant contributions to...