H.Res.584 - Recognizing the International Day of Rural Women on October 15, 2017, in celebration of women farmers around the world.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] (Introduced 10/24/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/24/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.584 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/24/2017)
Recognizes the International Day of Rural Women.
Calls on the people of the United States and interested groups to:
- celebrate rural women as integral members of societies and economies around the world;
- recognize women farmers for their role in feeding their families and fellow countrymen and for their productivity which helps maintain economic stability and stronger democracies;
- ensure rural women have access to the tools and productive resources they need to engage in entrepreneurship; and
- recommit to reducing limitations, breaking down barriers to success, and prioritizing initiatives that wholly support rural women farmers at the local level.