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2018 - T1 - W8 - ACTA ludi

International Women’s Day

By Katherine Plume, Year 12 Student

International Women’s Day, celebrated 8 March each year, is a day to acknowledge the great achievements of women, to challenge stereotypes and bias, forge positive visibility of women, and to accept, understand and influence less progressive beliefs and ideas. From the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap report, findings suggest that closing ‘the gap’ is over 200 years away – this is such an important time to keep motivated and strive together for gender equality.