Rural Women could decrease worldwide hunger by up to 17 percent.

9 March 2018

Born and raised in the forests of Suriname on South America’s northern coast, Fidelia Graand-Galon is a unique voice among rural indigenous women.

President of the Maroon Women’s Network - founded to promote the development of women descended from escaped African slaves - she was at the UN in Geneva on Thursday to speak as part of a International Women’s Day panel, and spoke to Bronwen Cowley.

Audio Credit:
Bronwen Cowley, UN News, Geneva
Audio Duration:
7'34"