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International Women’s Day 2017: #BeBoldForChange
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International Women’s Day 2017: #BeBoldForChange

Yvonne Williams

International Women’s Day 2017 is almost here again. Set to hold March 8th, The theme for this year – #BeBoldForChange

International Women’s Day 2017: #BeBoldForChange

The initiative, aimed at celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women in the global world also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity – a more gender inclusive world.

Held every March 8, the campaign which kicked off on March 19, 1911 in Germany, and a few other countries has grown to become a highly celebrated global phenomenon.

This year the theme – #BeBoldForChange preaches bold action. As individuals in our immediate society and beyond, through our actions and words we can create a more gender inclusive world.

In honour of the day in Nigeria, Happenings Editor Joy Isi Bewaji will be speaking at the Konga International Women’s Day 2017 on the theme – Be Bold for Change. 8th of March, 2017 at the CIPM Building, Conference Hall. Time: 11am.

International Women’s Day 2017: #BeBoldForChange