Online Editor, Ellie Cook, contextualises the Spanish’s capital’s feminist demonstration and the reality of being swept up with the International Women’s Day events.
International Women's Day
As part of the celebrations of International Women’s Day on 8th March, Emmeline Pankhurst’s great-great grandson Alexander Pankhurst-Loakes, a student at the University of Exeter currently studying Business, wrote a speech to commemorate the day. In this speech, he talked about his mothers’ work that has focussed on women’s hygiene and sanitation in Ethiopia, and […]
On Wednesday 8th March, people of all genders around the globe celebrated International Women’s Day, which aims to openly recognise and validate the global fight for gender equality. Many musicians got involved in the conversation, namely Beyoncé, Madonna and John Legend, by signing an open letter in support of women’s rights. The letter, posted by […]
The official website for International Women’s Day describes the event as one that celebrates “the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women” and “also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity”. It’s a day that recognises the impact of women and aims for complete gender equality – something that, despite much progress, […]