International Women’s Day
March 8 – International Women’s Day (IWD) is a globally celebrated day to recognize the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. www.InternationalWomensDay.com This year’s theme is Break the Bias.
IWD has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people. Today, IWD belongs to all groups collectively everywhere. IWD is not country, group or organization specific.
See also the UN’s page: https://www.un.org/en/observances/womens-day Advancing gender equality in the context of the climate crisis and disaster risk reduction is one of the greatest global challenges of the 21st century.
- Seventy per cent of the 1.3 billion people living in conditions of poverty are women. In urban areas, 40 per cent of the poorest households are headed by women.
- Women predominate in the world’s food production (50-80 per cent), but they own less than 10 per cent of the land.
- 80 per cent of the displaced by climate related disasters and changes around the world are women and girls.
- Climate change may lead to more gender-based violence, an increase in child marriages, an
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Women’s Week in Colorado
See our ARTICLE in the 3/10/22 edition.
Visit Week Of Women – CBS Denver (cbslocal.com) for a complete list of Week of Women Colorado events and more details.
National Women’s History Month – March
See our ARTICLE in the 3/24/22 edition.