Thursday 1 March 2018

International Women's Day - Sustainable Goals -#IWD2018

 International Women's Day is celebrated on 8 March

March 8 is the United Nations Day for Women's Rights and Peace, also called International Women's Day. The theme for International Women's Day 2018 is leave no woman behind, together we can empower women across the globe.

The United Nations  encourages us to use #IWD2018 to reflect on achievements over the years for women and work on how we can empower women across the world. History about the day can be find from this link UN History of International Women's Day.

The UN shares there agenda to be achievable by 2030:

  •  All girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and Goal-4 effective learning outcomes.
  • All girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and preprimary education so that they are ready for primary education.
  • End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere.
  • Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation.
  • Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation.

(c) AWSN 2018

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