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08 March 2024 - International Women's Day

Publié par Marion Coste le 08/03/2024

International Women's Day: When is it and why is it important?

(BBC News, 08/03/2024)

For more than a century, people around the world have marked International Women's Day on 8 March.

But what is the day for, and why does it matter?

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1 in every 10 women in the world lives in extreme poverty

(UN Women, 08/03/2024)

On International Women’s Day, UN Women calls for the world to “Invest in Women, Accelerate Progress” as the best way to accelerate economic growth and build more prosperous, equitable societies.

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International Women’s Day: Investment in girls' education pays off

(UNESCO, 06/03/2024)

UNESCO fact sheet released on International Women’s Day shows investment in girls’ education has generated huge dividends over the past two decades.

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What is intersectionality and why does it make feminism more effective?

Ann Phoenix (The Conversation, 07/03/2024)

The way we talk about society and the people and structures in it is constantly changing. One term you may come across this International Women’s Day is “intersectionality”. And specifically, the concept of “intersectional feminism”.

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