International Women’s Day 2019
International Women’s Day has been celebrated around the world for more than 100 years and the 2019 global campaign theme is #BalanceForBetter, calling for a more gender- balanced world. To join this year’s movement in support of collective action and shared responsibility, BRIGHT JAMII INITIATIVE called individuals and organizations to “CHANGE PERSPECTIVE TO ATTAIN GENDER EQUALITY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.” In Kisarawe.
Hashtags of this year including #IWD2019, #InternationalWomensDay and #BalanceForBetter have been widely used on social media in the week leading up to March 8, when the global day calling for gender parity and celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women has been recognized annually for a little over a century.
“Balance is not a women’s issue, it’s a business issue; the race is on for the gender-balanced boardroom, a gender-balanced government, gender-balanced media coverage, a gender-balance of employees