International Women’s Day means different things to different people. For some it’s a celebration, for others it’s a call to action to accelerate gender parity, and for many it’s an opportunity to align and promote relevant activity. Whatever your objective, International Women’s Day is the perfect moment for gender-focused action.
Worldwide, women continue to contribute to social, economic, cultural and political achievement. Globally, with individuals pledging to move from talk to purposeful action – and with men and women joining forces – we can collectively help women advance equal to their numbers and realize the limitless potential they offer economies the world over.
If you’d like to commit to help with gender parity through purposeful action, you can make a pledge here http://www.internationalwomensday.com/Pledge
Women are beating the odds
Groups around the world have made International Women’s Day videos to explain their support in helping to accelerate gender parity. Here’s one that we at Capital Lifestyle particularly like.
Why do young girls never dream of becoming pilots? Over 100 years since the first woman flew an aircraft, it’s still very much a man’s world. Fewer than 5% of pilots across the globe are female. But that doesn’t deter Siba Gqirana, pilot in training. Here’s her story: