There will be various celebrations held during the month of March which will celebrate International Women’s Day 2017 (IWD) throughout the world. This years theme for the celebration is #BeBoldForChange a call out to all the world to help forge a better working world – and a more gender inclusive world.
Every person – can play a part in helping drive better outcomes for women. Through meaningful celebration and targeted bold action, we can all be responsive and responsible leaders in creating a more gender inclusive world.
The World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap won’t close entirely until 2186. This is too long to wait. So around the world, International Women’s Day provides an important opportunity for ground breaking action that will truly drive greater change for women.
You can get involved and support International Women’s Day through various activities being organised through the IWD web site. Check out the resources here : IWD Resources
Use International Women’s Day on March 8 as an important opportunity to:
- celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women because visibility and awareness help drive positive change for women
- declare bold actions you’ll take as an individual or organization to help progress the gender agenda because purposeful action can accelerate gender parity across the world
And remember, that you CAN make a difference to gender diversity!