The 8th March marks International Women’s Day, which is a substantial day for us all to reflect on the struggles for greater equality. The roots of this annual event reach back more than 100 years, yet can you believe it still remains a strikingly relevant topic today. From unequal laws to sexual harassment and violence and unfairness in opportunities and in the workplace, where women are too often underpaid and underpromoted; this is a day for us to realise the fight and what we can do to make the world better.

Unequal or unfair treatment can marginalize women and hinder their participation as individuals contributing to society. According to the World Economic Forum, sadly none of us will see gender equality in our lifetimes, nor likely will many of our children. Gender parity will not be attained for almost a century.

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