A reflection on International Women's Day

By Jenny Rolfe
March 16 2022 - 8:00am
CRUCIAL: We cannot lose the essence of activism under an avalanche of cupcakes and inspirational hashtags. Picture: Shutterstock

Last month, I wrote about the origins of International Women's Day, which the United Nations suggests is "a time to reflect on progress made [towards gender equality], to call for change and celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women, who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities".