International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women – while also marking a call to action for accelerating gender equality. This year’s celebration will take #EachforEqual campaign, encourages people to create a gender-equal world. Asking them to actively challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations and celebrate women’s achievements.
After the success of the #MeToo campaign since 2017, this year’s campaign is hoping to follow the same success with a lot of people participate or contribute to that. As The Telegraph stated, the year 2020 is an important one for gender equality. It is the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the most advanced blueprint for achieving gender equality in the world. It also marks 10 years since the establishment of UN Women, and the 20th anniversary of the UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace, and security.
Strike the #EachforEqual pose
There are many ways to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day. From making a pledge to help women and girls achieve their ambitions; call for gender-balanced leadership and create flexible cultures, participate in several special events, to the simplest one, strike the #EachforEqual pose. Post your #IWD2020 message on social media with your “hands out” equal pose for a strong call-to-action for others to support #EachforEqual also. Let’s motivate others and to make International Women’s Day YOUR day.