06 May '11, 9pm

Women on the road to Rio+20 convene at @UN @CSRwire

NEW YORK, May. 06 /CSRwire/ - After three days at the 19th session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-19) , I began thinking about how important women's leadership is to the tiered mission of Rio+20 also known as Earth Summit 2012 to help create a global green economy, and alleviate poverty. Over the course of the prep meetings earlier this year, and during CSD-19 this week, it became more clear to me why women need to have more control over the Earth's resources and the new technologies that can help to provide clean water, clean energy, clean air, and clean agriculture. With more power and training in the hands of women, particularly in developing countries, there will be more jobs for women, healthier communities, more education for girls, and population stabilization. With so much data that proves that women have a better track record for ...

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