International Women’s Day – Sunday March 8th – #MakeItHappen

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International Women’s Day is observed all around the world in many cultures. Its aim is to celebrate the achievements of women in every society and also to highlight areas where greater equality for women is required.

I am extremely lucky in both my personal relationships and in my career that I have been treated with respect and equality which allowed me a wonderful opportunity to grow and develop into positions of influence. But for millions of women in certain parts of the world this level of equality is non-existent or very challenging to achieve.

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One of the themes of this year’s International Women’s Day is #MakeItHappen. The purpose to encourage the effective action for advancing and recognising women.

There are a number of ways to do this from donating to specific charities, joining an organisation that works with women to enable them to begin businesses, gain an education or develop…

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One thought on “International Women’s Day – Sunday March 8th – #MakeItHappen

    Sue Dreamwalker said:
    March 9, 2015 at 11:56 am

    Thank you for sharing Jo… So many people forget how much Women have contributed to society.. and how many women are still to this day treated like cattle with no respect.
    Woman in such countries have and are undergoing traumas on a daily basis..

    Sending thoughts your way… And hope you have a productive new week..
    Hugs Sue

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