New land rights are changing women’s world of work (Monique Barbut, Inter Press Service, 6 March 2017)

UNCCD Photo Contest 2009/Chetan Soni

International Women’s Day this year focuses on economic empowerment in the changing world of work. The vision is to achieve gender equality and empowerment of women and girls by 2030. Girls’ aged three will become adults with a legal right to work in 2030. Together, with those aged up to 10, these girls are the prime target for gender equality by 2030.