Every year Women’s Day comes, Women’s Day goes. But how much has the status of women changed? Every day is a Women’s Day where Fathima Shifana from Sri Lanka is writing her own thoughts.
International Women’s Day is an important global event that honors and celebrates women’s history. Since the early 1900s, people from around the globe have come together in support of women’s rights and to celebrate the worldwide achievements of women. In additionally since 1975, 8 March has been a rallying point for feminists worldwide. Established by the UN, it has traditionally been a moment to celebrate women’s achievements while highlighting serious inequalities between the sexes.
The theme for International Women’s Day 2023 is #EmbraceEquity and “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality,” highlights the role of innovative technology in promoting gender equality and meeting the health and developmental needs of women and girls.This theme focuses on creating an equitable and inclusive world that is free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. It asks that people worldwide join together to build more equitable communities. Increasing the visibility of women’s achievements can move us closer to equality.
By celebrating International Women’s Day, we improve our collective awareness of women’s history and increase our understanding of bias, discrimination, and inequity. This awareness pushes individuals to take actionable steps that can lead to communal change. A day to acknowledge and honor women around the world for the contributions we make each day to society. A day to acknowledge and honor women around the world for the contributions we make each day to society.
Happy International women’s Day #2023