08 March 2022 - International Women's Day
#BreaktheBias: What to know about International Women's Day and the theme for 2022
Orlando Mayorquin (USA Today, 07/03/2022)
Selfies of people crossing their arms to strike an "x" pose on social media show solidarity with the theme of International Women’s Day 2022.
This year’s campaign theme— #BreaktheBias —spotlights the individual and collective biases against women that fuel gender inequality.
“Whether deliberate or unconscious, bias makes it difficult for women to move ahead,” the International Women’s Day website reads. “Knowing that bias exists isn’t enough, action is needed to level the playing field.
International Women's Day: When Is It And What Is This Year's Theme?
Samad Javed (The Independent, 08/03/2022)
This week people across the globe will celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women on International Women’s Day.
Observed on 8 March every year, the day is dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of women’s equality and fundraising for women-focused charities.
The event was officially recognised by the United Nations in 1975 and has since come to be celebrated in more than 80 countries worldwide.
International Women’s Day: Dramatic deterioration in respect for women’s rights and gender equality must be decisively reversed
(Amnesty International, 07/03/2022)
Catastrophic attacks on human rights and gender equality over the past twelve months have lowered protection for and upped threats against women and girls across the globe, Amnesty International said today.
On International Women’s Day, the organization called for bold action to reverse erosions of human rights for women and girls.
International Women’s Day: Women driving transition from linear to circular economy
Shariq Khan (Economic Indian Times, 08/03/2022)
To spread the message of gender equality, the United Nations observance of International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8. The theme for this year’s Women’s Day is: “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”. The UN believes 2022 is pivotal for achieving gender equality in the context of climate change, and environment and disaster risk reduction.
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