Herein, I share a copy of the press statement released by Refugee Law Project on March 8, 2021, as the world held the 44th commemoration since the United Nation officially recognised International Women’s Day (IWD) in 1977 to recognise achievements in the struggle for women’s empowerment and gender equality.
Since the historic UN Security Council Resolution of the 32nd regular session of the United Nations General Assembly in 1977, March 8 has become an important day in modern history when it comes to the struggle for gender justice.
From its first commemoration in Uganda in 1984 (pioneered by then first lady Miria Obote) IWD has evolved considerably.
COVID-19 is a threat to Gender Equality. Let’s #ChooseToChallengePress Statement (PDF) –
COVID-19 is a threat to Gender Equality. Let’s #ChooseToChallengePress Statement (Designed copy) –
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