International Women’s Day

“Worldwide, women continue to contribute to social, economic, cultural and political achievement. And we have much to celebrate today. But progress towards gender parity has slowed in many places.

The World Economic Forum predicted in 2014 that it would take until 2095 to achieve global gender parity. Then one year later in 2015, they estimated that a slowdown in the already glacial pace of progress meant the gender gap wouldn’t close entirely until 2133.” ~ {Join the International Women’s Day Movement}

Happy International Women's Day. Today we celebrate extraordinary women — past, present, and future – -and we commit…

Posted by Department of State — Office of Global Women's Issues on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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