What It takes to Break the Bias Advocated in International Women’s Day 2022
(Global Frontier Advisory and Development Services) International Women’s Day, March 8, 2022 was a national holiday in many countries, including Russia, where flower sales normally double during the three or four days around 8 March. Though, perhaps, not this year.
International Women’s Day has become a date to celebrate how far women have come in society, politics and in economics. Political roots of the day usual manifest themselves in strikes and protests organised to raise awareness of continued inequality.
Celebrations were no doubt marred this year as much by the coronavirus that led to virtual events including the one organised by the UN as well as the vision portrayed in the global media of the multitude of women and children that make up the approximately 4 million Ukrainian refugees fleeing the indiscriminate bombings of schools, churches and residential areas by the Russian army. So many of them succumbed to an untimely death.
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