International Women’s Day is a global celebration of women’s achievements, as well as a call to action for gender equality. It is celebrated annually on March 8th, and the theme for 2023 is ‘DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality’, which highlights the importance of women’s participation and leadership in technology and digital education.
The roots of International Women’s Day can be traced back to the early 20th century when women in the US were fighting for better working conditions and the right to vote. The day has since become a global movement that celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.
The theme for International Women’s Day 2023, #EmbraceEquity, calls for action to address the systemic barriers that prevent women from achieving equality. It emphasizes the need for equitable action to create a more inclusive society, recognizing that equal opportunities are not enough if people start from different places.In celebrating International Women’s Day, we recognize the contributions of women and call for a more equitable society that empowers women to achieve their full potential.