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QUIZ: Match the inspiring quote to the woman who said it

Jason Kennedy | 08 March 2019 | 0 Comments

This International Women’s Day, we celebrate some of the world’s most inspirational women and their words of wisdom.

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Topics: international women's day, Female voices, Empowering Women

Why is gender equality important?

Clare Ahern | 06 March 2019 | 0 Comments

As International Women’s Day approaches, we’re celebrating stories of empowerment for some of the inspirational women we work with. But we’re also asking why gender equality is so crucial to the elimination of poverty. Here are five reasons why equality for women and girls is so important. 

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Topics: gender, international women's day, gender equality, women's rights

Let's talk about men on International Women's Day

Adèle Fox | 08 March 2018 | 0 Comments

Continuing our 'thought leadership' series, Concern's Equality Advisor, Adèle Fox, takes a look at gender equality 107 years after we first marked International Women’s day, and examines the role of men in deconstructing gender inequalities.  

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Topics: gender based violence, gender, international women's day, gender equality, thought leadership series

#IWD15: Empowering women and girls in Afghanistan

Caoimhe Gaskin | 27 February 2015 | 0 Comments

To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, we’re focusing on the progress being made in rural Afghanistan to empower young women and girls through our education and literacy programmes.
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Topics: international women's day, gender equality, IWD15, afghanistan

Inspirational women on film: four movies to watch for #IWD15

Daniel Gray | 17 February 2015 | 0 Comments

Ahead of International Women’s Day 2015 we discover four films that champion female empowerment from around the globe.

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Topics: women, liberia, international women's day, gender equality

Liberia: education in time of crisis

Sadhbh Goodhue | 16 February 2015 | 0 Comments

This year’s International Women’s Day focusses on education and its role in promoting gender equality. With Ebola cases steadily declining and schools beginning to reopen in Liberia today, we reflect on the impact of emergency situations on education.

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Topics: ebola, education, liberia, international women's day, gender equality, education in emergencies

Education for girls in Somalia: Faduma's story

Daniel Gray | 10 February 2015 | 1 Comment

This International Women’s Day we are focussing on the power of education for girls around the globe. Faduma is one of a generation of young women whose lives can be transformed by a better quality of schooling. Here we look at some of the challenges facing girls just like her in Somalia today.

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Topics: education, international women's day, gender equality, somalia

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