International Women’s Day 2016

IWD 2016 campaign theme: “Pledge For Parity”

Videos published on 5 Mar 2016 by EY Global.

Worldwide, women continue to contribute to social, economic, cultural and political achievement.

And we have much to celebrate today. But progress towards gender parity has slowed in many places.

The World Economic Forum predicted in 2014 that it would take until 2095 to achieve global gender parity. Then one year later in 2015, they estimated that a slowdown in the already glacial pace of progress meant the gender gap wouldn’t close entirely until 2133.

IWD: more information

On #InternationalWomensDay women must demand more information on medicine prescribed during pregnancy. #IWD2016 #DES.

Emma Friedmann, @emmafriedmann, 5:08 PM – 8 Mar 2016.

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