Women’s Voices in Pastoralist Choices

07 October 2010 | Media advisory

 The Global Gathering of Women Pastoralists to be held in Mera, India from the 21-26 November 2010, will be a first of its kind aimed at bringing together pastoral women, from across the world. The gathering’s goal is to contribute to empowerment of women pastoralists to participate equitably in decision-making within their community, government and other national, regional and international fora and to raise awareness of the unique challenges faced by women pastoralists in the shifting social, economic and ecological environments.