International Women’s Day is on the 8th of March
International Women’s Day
Hey, Ladies! Today is OUR day!
International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day recognizing and celebrating women’s social, economic, cultural, and diplomatic achievements. This day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender equivalence.
IWD 2023 Theme
This year’s IWD theme is #EmbraceEquity. The campaign engages in crucial conversations on why equal opportunities aren’t satisfactory and how equality doesn’t mean everyone is treated equally in some situations. In addition, they understand the journey to accomplish equality for females.
Collective activism is what initiates change. Embracing equity can be achieved by associating grassroots enterprises with a wide-scale drive. Moreover, authentically believing, appreciating, and pursuing transformation is essential and optimistic.
Equality vs. Equity
Are these terms the same? Think again.
Let’s differentiate the terms:
Equality: the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, and opportunities.
Equity: the quality of being fair and impartial.
In other words, “Equality is giving everyone a shoe. Equity is giving everyone a shoe that fits” (International Women’s Day, 2023).
Ladies, let’s continue making a difference and changing the world. One day at a time. Let’s make every day IWD! Advocate. Motivate. Create change. Be the change. Inspire.
“Who runs the world? Girls!” ~Beyoncé
International Women’s Day (2023). About international women’s day. Retrieved from: https://www.internationalwomensday.com/About
International Women’s Day (2023). Equality versus equity: What’s the difference as we #embraceequity for IWD 2023 and beyond? Retrieved: https://www.internationalwomensday.com/Missions/18707/Equality-versus-Equity-What-s-the-difference-as-we-EmbraceEquity-for-IWD-2023-and-beyond
New Oxford American Dictionary (2022).