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The theme of International Women’s Day 2020, explained

Written by Darren Thackeray, Writer, Formative Content | Source: World Economic Forum

Sanna Marin, Prime Minister of Finland, speaks at the 'Getting to 50-50 Gender Parity' at Davos 2020. | Image: Flickr/World Economic Forum

  • International Women’s Day takes place on 8 March 2020.

  • This year’s campaign, #EachForEqual, draws attention to the difference individuals can make.

  • Western Europe currently has the highest gender parity rating at 76.7%.

  • Complete gender equality may not be achieved for another century.

"An equal world is an enabled world" - and every one of us can do our bit to bring about gender equality.

That’s the core message of #EachForEqual, the campaign at the centre of this year’s International Women’s Day. It seeks to draw attention to the idea that gender inequality isn’t a women’s issue, but an economic one – as gender equality is essential for economies and communities to thrive.

Business boardrooms, government departments and media coverage are just some of the key areas of focus highlighted by the campaign.

And by celebrating women’s achievement, raising awareness of bias and calling out inequality, the campaign says, we can all help to bring about change.

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