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International Women's Day 2017: Time for atonement, not celebration

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It is too easy to fall in the trap of self-congratulation on 8 March, International Women’s Day. We’ve come a long way when it comes to women’s rights, but we mustn’t forget how far we still have to go.

The past year has not brought much progress to the struggle of women and girls all over the world. In fact, for some the situation has worsened.

Inequality, injustice and a lack of opportunity still mark the lives of many women and girls. Until this changes, 8 March should be a day of atonement, not of celebration.

Read our opinion article from last year on Women's Rights in a globalized world.

Or check-out our 8 March infographic below for a quick summary!

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