IWD is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It’s also a day to do what you can to truly make a positive difference for women. Here is my final blog post in my IWD series with my #pressforprogress.
As mentioned in my previous post, last year on IWD I made a #beboldforchange pledge to buy from women owned businesses and companies that support women.
I will press for progress and challenge stereotypes and bias.
Basically I will:
- question assumptions about women – “she needs a man in her life”… erm no, why?
- challenge statements that limit women – if I hear “oh she can’t do that, she’s a girl” one more time… grrr!
- use inclusive language – not just for gender, but disabilities, race, ethnicity and sexual orientation.
So if you’re going to gender stereotype around me… watch out!
Hope you all have a lovely IWD!
Ciao, Anna x