Some IWD articles from the mainstream media and from campaign groups

9 March 2012 at 8:09 pm

Calm down, dears? Why it’s a bad time to be a British woman
International Women’s Day marks the first era in living memory that the equality drive has gone into reverse

As feminists, united we fall apart – divided we may yet succeed
My International Women’s Day thought? We should act more like a football team and less like synchronised swimmers

Women’s Day: Taking a stand with women in the Middle East
People around the world should show their solidarity with the courageous women who were pivotal in uprisings across the Middle East and North Africa, Amnesty International said.

International Women’s Day: Remembering the Murdered Women Writers of Mexico
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/cathal-sheerin/murdered-writers-mexico-international-womens-day-_b_1326564.html

International Women’s Day – what to celebrate, what to condemn?
It’s international women’s day today and the media and blogosphere are bouncing with ‘glass half full’ and ‘glass half IWD1empty’ discussions of the state of women’s rights. So let’s look at both halves of the glass (for a more pop version, this Independent on Sunday curtain-raiser is hard to beat, and I loved my friend Claire Melamed’s tirade against IWD cupcake feminism).

Launch of World Atlas of Gender Equality in Education
To mark International Women’s Day, UNESCO and the UIS have jointly released the World Atlas of Gender Equality in Education, which includes over 120 maps, charts and tables featuring a wide range of sex-disaggregated indicators.

IT industry celebrates International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day has prompted a number of organisations to examine the uneven gender distribution in the IT industry, and examine ways in which technology can improve the lives of women at the bottom of the economic pyramid.

International Women’s Day perfect time to celebrate women chemists, says RSC’s first ever female President
The role of women in chemistry finally parallels that of men, according to the Royal Society of Chemistry’s first ever female President.

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