international womens day

International Women’s Day – Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures

Thursday 8th March marks the annual celebration of women’s achievements as thousands of events take place worldwide for International Women’s Day. Whilst we must all celebrate and reflect on the achievements of women, what is the status for women when it comes to equality in the workplace? The evolutionary balance It is obvious that discrimination exists, we are not going to debate whether or not this is the case. It is further evident that women do not always have the opportunities that men do. The fact is that a woman who aspires to be a director, CEO, or chairman of the board does so for exactly the same reasons as any man. Basically, these are that she thinks she can do the job and she wants to try. A sense of injustice surrounds why women have been held back in the workpla... »