International Women's Day (8 March) is celebrated in many countries around the world.
It is an occasion to honor the achievements of women, looking back on past struggles and accomplishments and more importantly, for looking ahead to the untapped potential and opportunities that await future generations of women.It is also a day of international solidarity and a day for re-viewing the strength of women and raise the call for global action.
Despite many successes in empowering women, numerous issues still exist in all areas of life, ranging from cultural, political to economics. Issues commonly associated with women's rights include, though are not limited to the right: of health, education, bodily integrity and autonomy, owning property , work wages, reproductive rights, equal opportunities, gender
equality and political participation. Only through women's full and equal participation in all areas of public and private life we hope to achieve the sustainable peace and justice in the society.
There is a long way to go before women and girls can be said to enjoy the fundamenal rights freedom and dignity that will guarantee their well-being.
No woman is free until all women are free.
I have a dream...the empowerment of women!