Hearing your views on women and girls in rural communities

NWCI will be taking part in the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in March 2018. The theme is the empowerment of rural women and girls. We would love to hear your perspective on equality issues for women and girls living in rural communities so we can represent their interests.  This should take about 5 minutes. Thank you for your time.

* 1. Organisation details

* 2. Are you a

* 3. Which of the following issues should NWCI be prioritising at the CSW?

  Very Important Important Neutral less important not important
Violence against women
lack of employment and education opportunities
Care responsibilities
access to services
Lack of women in decision making

* 4. What are the current key challengs in achieving equality between women and men in rural communities?

* 5. Can you tell us about your work in this area? For example your cooperation with other groups locally or regionally to tackle inequalities experienced by women?

* 6. Are you involved in local decision making structures? What is your experience of this engagement?

* 7. If the NWCI asked for your help to push for equality for women in rural communities what could you or your organisation do/contribute?

* 8. In your opinion, what more could national government do to advance equality for women in rural communities?

* 9. In your opinion, what more could local government do to advance equality for women in rural communities?

* 10. Have you any other comments to make?