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Rural Women Are Essential to the Struggle Against Hunger

SANTIAGO, Mar 03 (IPS) – This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8.Adelaida Marca, an Aymaran indigenous woman who produces premium oregano in Socoroma, in the foothills of the Andes in the far north of Chile, embodies the recovery of heirloom seeds, and is a representative of a workforce that supports thousands of people and of a future marked by greater gender equality.

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