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Recognizing International Women’s Day – now more important than ever!

– Thursday, March 8th is International Women’s Day!
“Now, more than ever, there’s a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There’s a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive.”

“How will you #PressforProgress in 2018?”
“The International Women’s Day 2018 campaign theme is #PressforProgress.

“Individually, we’re one drop but together we’re an ocean. Commit to a “gender parity mindset” via progressive action. Let’s all collaborate to accelerate gender parity, so our collective action powers equality worldwide,” details,” quoting International Women’s Day.
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– International Women’s Day 2018 campaign theme: #PressforProgress
“With the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away – there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and #PressforProgress. And with global activism for women’s equality fuelled by movements like #MeToo, #TimesUp and more – there is a strong global momentum striving for gender parity.”
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– “As International Women’s Day nears, misperceptions of progress prevail”
By Susan Miller, USA TODAY.
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“International Women’s Day: Paris’ Eiffel Tower lights up
in support of the French movement #MaintenantOnAgit (Now we act)”
Photo credit: AFP

Posted by Steve on March 8, 2018 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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