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Liv - Do We Really Need an International Day for Women? - A Panel Discussion

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March
2015
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A week after the celebration of International Women’s Day with reaffirmations of equality, the recognition of women role-models, expressions of love for women in our lives, we turn to ask: Why do we mark an international women’s day? Does such a “day,” simply allow for hollow congratulations in a world that is deeply divided on gender lines, as illustrated every other day of the year? Why not have a “men’s day”—are we reinforcing inequality? And does this day reflect an acceptance that all women, everywhere, across the globe, are simply the same?

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