AcknowledgeHer’s mission is to promote gender equality in the workplace. This is one reason why International Women’s Day is so special to us, especially this year. The United Nations has declared that this year, International Women’s Day will focus on “Women in the Changing World of Work”.
The AcknowledgeHer team has compiled a list of some of our favorite articles written about International Women’s Day 2017.
This article from Mirror UK talks about 7 of the most influential women of all time. This list of woman spans over the last 7 decades and each has made a significant contribution to the Women’s Rights movement.
Time documents how countries around the world have celebrated this day so far. Just today, women in Australia have rallied outside of Parliament to protest pay inequality. Starting today, Iceland will now make all companies prove that all employees are being paid the same regardless of sexual identity, ethnicity or nationality!
This article from US Weekly highlights the influential celebrities who are using their voice to show support for women around the world. Check out tweets and instagram posts from stars such as Emma Watson, Bindi Irwin, and so many more.
This morning, a statue of a young girl was installed opposite the Wall Street bull. This courageous girl is staring down the bronze bull, showing no fear of what might come her way. This video, shot by the New York Times, is motivating for women of all ages to go out in the world and face our challenges head on.
This day is about standing up for our rights while also celebrating women and all that we’re capable of, all over the world. When you pass by a fellow woman today, make sure you support her (and maybe throw her compliment)