The 2021 UN theme for International Women’s Day is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”. It will highlight the impact women worldwide had as health care workers, caregivers, innovators and community organizers during the pandemic.
This article about the world economic forum provides some of today’s highlights like:
- women still under represented in decision-making at all level
- women’s jobs were more vulnerable during the pandemic that those of men.
- there is still a lot to do for gender parity in our societies.
What is International Women’s day?
It is always good to know about the origins – I encourage you to watch this short video to know more about this International Day.
We also selected this Inspirational video with strong messages from inspirational women.
And to end with this post, here is one of our previous posts about Simone Veil who was a real symbol of woman’s emancipation in France in the 1970s : a true inspirational leader!