Why Everyone Should Celebrate International Women’s Day

2022-02-28T16:21:46-05:00February 28th, 2022|Categories: International Women's Day, Women|Tags: , , |

On March 8th we celebrate International Women’s Day.   Originating in the early 1900s, the purpose is to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day is also a call to action for accelerating gender parity.  This year’s theme is Break the Bias with an aspirational goal of creating a world that is free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination against women. And although women around the world have made significant progress and key contributions in numerous areas, there is still a long way to go to reach full parity with men.  So, in support of International Women’s Day, FirstLantic shares five statistics that should remind us all why breaking the bias is so important.  #BreakTheBias   Gender discrimination is embedded into law [...]