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Women rural. stories and experiences contest

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Women rural. stories and experiences contest

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Women rural. stories and experiences contest

  1. 1. ¿ To whom is the contest directed? The contest is especially directed towards rural women and their organizations, who struggle every day for better opportunities and equality in the rural world. Through the images and stories obtained, the organizing institutions look to give a voice to rural women and their organizations, to go in depth in the positive experiences and challenges that they currently face.
  2. 2. ¿What are the categories? Short narratives that give testimony to the experiences of women who live and work in rural areas. These stories can be presented in writing or through images (pictures and/or illustrations). Rural women can participate, with the support of extension workers and professionals who provide technical assistance in the rural sector Life stories
  3. 3. Stories of the experiences of organizations that demonstrate the struggle for equality and the rights of rural women to natural resources, health, education, work, among others. These experiences should emphasize the collective and the importance of associative work, as well as give light to the achievements and challenges in reducing the gender gap of organizations. Mixed organizations in which rural women are active can participate. These can also be supported by extension workers and professionals who provide technical assistance in the rural sector. Organizational experiences ¿What are the categories?
  4. 4. 1. Fill out the application form according to the chosen category. 2. Send materials to: mujeres-rurales@fao.org ¿ How participate?
  5. 5. The connecting fabric of the two categories of the contest is the role of women in rural development, in the framework of the Sustainable Development Objectives, through which, the following subjects are suggested: • reduction of rural poverty; • food and nutritional security; • equitable access to productive resources; • health and social wellbeing; • quality education; • decent work and economic development; • innovation and infrastructure; • reduction of inequalities; • promotion of sustainable communities; • action for the climate and biodiversity; • peace and justice; • alliances for sustainability; • good practices for technical assistance with a focus on gender, among others. ¿With which subjects you can participate?
  6. 6. Schedule May 31th Announcement Launch and dissemination of the regional constest July 31th Closure of the Application Last day to receive the materials End of August Communication of results The winners will be published on the FAO webpage. FAO will contact the winning people and organizations to inform them about the award procedures. May 31th - July 31th Contest of life stories and organizational experiences directed towards rural women and their organizations who live and work in rural sector. Selection September 27-29th Award The winning images and stories will be presented and awarded in the II Regional Conference on Rural Women of Latin America and the Caribbean, which will be held in Asunción, Paraguay. October 1st-15th Activism in social media 15th days of activism for which specific contents and infographics will be elaborated using the contest materials Dissemination of stories and experiences
  7. 7. ¿What are the prizes? Life stories  Prize for 1st place: Attendance to the II Conference of Rural Women, to take place from September 27th to 29th in Asunción, Paraguay, for the official award ceremony.  Diploma of Honorary Mention for each category (2nd to 5th place). Organizational experiences  Prize for 1st place: Attendance to the II Conference of Rural Women, to take place from September 27th to 29th in Asunción, Paraguay, for the official award ceremony.  Diploma of Honorary Mention for each category (2nd to 5th place).  The award will be given to a representative of the organization.
  8. 8. Argentina´s experience INTA and UCAR will facilitate the participation of rural women and their organizations in the contest. This action can be replicated in other countries to facilitate and encourage more women to tell their stories. INTA and UCAR • will support with the systematization and the filling of the forms • will make available professionals (photographers or communicators) to facilitate the visual or written stories This task is carried out in the framework of the institution´s own agenda INTA-UCAR about the development stories with both institutions work from different territories.
  9. 9. Do not forget to join the campaing using the hashtag: #MujeresRurales #MulheresRurais #RuralWomen #FemmesRurales

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