International Women’s Day, 2021 – International Women’s Day: To Change the World, Women Must Choose to Challenge

LONDON, Mar 05 (IPS) - Among the greatest gifts with which I have been blessed were parents who instilled in me a deep-rooted sense of identity, and the unequivocal belief that there was no difference between what a boy and a girl could achieve.

This assurance sustained me while growing up, as the tenth child out of twelve wonderful siblings, and through the numerous times when it was suggested by others that I would never succeed, simply because I was black, poor and female.

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International Women’s Day, 2021 – Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Mar 05 (IPS) - International Women’s day 2021 heralds a particularly challenging time for women and girls. The Covid pandemic has battered our world to such an extent that we know that our lives have been irrevocably changed and has rolled back some of the gains we made in the human rights and gender equality field.

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International Women’s Day, 2021 – Women’s Leadership Must Drive the Global Recovery from COVID-19

DUBLIN, Mar 05 (IPS) - International Women’s Day is always an occasion to celebrate strong women and an important day in the global calendar to highlight the gender injustices still lingering in every part of the world.

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