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Gender Equality by 2030 – International Women’s Day

Health Industry Hub | March 4, 2020 |
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International Women’s Day on 8th March is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women, who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.

The world has made unprecedented advances, but no country has achieved gender equality.

Fifty years ago, we landed on the moon; in the last decade, we discovered new human ancestors and photographed a black hole for the first time.

In the meantime, legal restrictions have kept 2.7 billion women from accessing the same choice of jobs as men. Less than 25 per cent of parliamentarians were women, as of 2019. One in three women experience gender-based violence, still.

Let’s make 2020 count for women and girls everywhere.

Local Events to Inspire You

  1. MTAA Event | International Women’s Day 2020 | Each for Equal
  2. Medicines Australia and AusBiotech’s NSW | Women in Life Sciences Luncheon 2020

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