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International Women’s Day (IWD) is globally dedicated to celebrating the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women. It is a day of reflection and a day to highlight critical women’s rights issues and priorities, as well as, a day that marks a call to action for accelerating women’s rights and women’s equality.
The the theme for this year’s IWD is #ChoosetoChallenge. Below are other stories, videos and inforgraphics by shared by other SPC divisions highlighting how women leaders here are challenging gender inequality and contributing to leadership and development in their technical areas.
Meet Neomai Ravitu, Acting Director for the Ministry of Fisheries Fiji, as she highlights the importance and practicality of the second edition of the “Pacific Handbook for gender equity and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture” which will be launched during International Women’s Day celebrations – filling the gender gaps in the Pacific’s fisheries sector. #IWD2021 #PacificPeoples #ChoosetoChallenge