International Women’s Day 2015 #MakeItHappen

Not mine, but could not take my eyes off the photos


“Whatever the conditions of people’s lives, wherever they live, however they live, they share the same hopes, the same dreams, as you and I”. -Melinda Gates

Today, March 8th is one of my favorite day’s of the year because it is a day that honors women around the world. It is International Women’s Day.

I think of all the progress we’ve made over the last few decades yet remember all of the challenges that remain ahead. Too many woman still die during childbirth. Too many women are victims of sexual violence and exploitation. Too many women do not have the opportunity to live up to their potential due to lack of education, status and rights. It is such a pity given that there is so much potential to make the world a better place for all if we just include women and girls.

Rather than dwell on the sometimes…

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