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International Women’s Day Workshop March 2020

2023-04-25T21:47:39+00:00

March 9, 2020 International Women’s Day Workshop March 2020 Sunday 8th March marks International Women’s Day, which has been held every year on 8th March since 1977. To mark the day, the Humanitarian Academy for Development (HAD) held an International Women’s Day Workshop on Friday 6th March, inviting staff to take part in presentations and discussions surrounding women’s issues and women’s rights. Why is International Women’s Day important? As the International Women’s Day website states “an equal world is an enabled world.” This is a day for celebrating women’s achievements, raising awareness of women’s issues and taking action for equality, something [...]

International Women’s Day Workshop March 20202023-04-25T21:47:39+00:00

International Women’s Day: Women Resilience

2024-05-19T18:40:37+00:00

Women Resilience As part of a 3 part blog series for International Women's Day we are looking at women resilience and how women can be their own authentic version of womanhood. Resilient woman When we think of a resilient woman, what’s the first picture that comes to your mind? It is safe to say that most people probably think of the idealistic ‘Superwoman’ image from Amazonia, a Zena Warrior princess or some benevolent female warrior in battle or leading a nation. The majority may agree that this is romanticism at its best; idealised for the appeal of the modern mind who [...]

International Women’s Day: Women Resilience2024-05-19T18:40:37+00:00

International Women’s Day: Women’s Representation in the Media

2020-03-05T16:00:00+00:00

As part of a 3 part blog series for International Women's Day, we are looking at women's representation in the media and what real life affects this has. Why is media representation important? When you are born, you are a crying, opinion-less being. New born babies have no strong opinions or biases towards or against anything other than whether they’re going to spit out their food or not. Babies are essentially a blank slate. It’s not until we start to grow and develop, that we form opinions, and media consumption plays a huge part in this. Infants as young as 3 [...]

International Women’s Day: Women’s Representation in the Media2020-03-05T16:00:00+00:00

International Women’s Day: Women’s Recognition

2020-03-03T15:16:19+00:00

March 3, 2020 International Women’s Day: Women’s Recognition As part of a 3 part blog series for International Women's Day, we are looking at women's recognition and asking what is the benchmark set for women today? As women we hear and are told how we should act and it often starts from childhood, irrespective of your cultural upbringing or societal influences. “Girls shouldn’t sit like that”, “your biological clock is ticking!”, and “Men don’t like women like that”. From how to act, to career choices, personality traits and more, society is constantly putting women under pressure, shaping a new ‘ideal’ for [...]

International Women’s Day: Women’s Recognition2020-03-03T15:16:19+00:00
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