This year we’re highlighting International Women’s Day, an annual global celebration of women’s achievements.
And a great opportunity to raise awareness of women’s rights and campaign for gender equality. The theme is Choose to Challenge. IWD wants every woman (and man) to Choose to:
Sadly it’s clear the pandemic has disproportionately affected women. We were making good progress, but this week business service group PWC said:
If nothing is done to directly address the impact of the pandemic on women or to tackle pre-existing gender inequalities in care, more women will leave the workforce permanently. The damage could take years to repair.
In the coming days, we will post more resources and talking points to support #IWD2021 and our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.