Livestock training programme empowers rural women in Rwanda

Rwanda farmers. IFAD (video capture)

Rwanda leads the world when it comes to the number of women serving in parliament.

More than half the elected officials there are women.

Gender equality is also helping to reduce poverty in remote areas of the East African country, according to the UN's International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Joanne Levitan reports on a training programme that is changing lives on family farms in rural Rwanda.

Duration: 4'12"

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