Tag: International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day_8th March 2021

The global theme for International Women’s Day in 2021 is… ‘Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World’. “The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights.” [Gloria Steinem] caritas.org.au Women for… Continue Reading International Women’s Day_8th March 2021

International Women’s Day_8th March 2019

International Women’s Day_8th March 2019 The origins of the International Women’s Day can be traced to the labour movements that emerged at the return of the twentieth century in North America and Europe.  In 1910 Clara Zetkin, the leader of Women’s Office of Germany’s Social Democratic Party tabled the idea of an International Women’s Day… Continue Reading International Women’s Day_8th March 2019

International Women’s Day, 8th March 2017

  Wednesday 8th March 2017 is International Women’s Day (IWD), a “global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity” (IWD website).   Today is not only an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women in your own life and around… Continue Reading International Women’s Day, 8th March 2017

Learn about important issues facing women and girls globally, this International Women’s Day

Today, 8th March 2016, is International Women’s Day (IWD), a “global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women,” which has been observed since the early 1900s (IWD website). This day also importantly marks a call for gender parity, which, according to the World Economic Forum in 2015, is not predicted to be achieved… Continue Reading Learn about important issues facing women and girls globally, this International Women’s Day

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