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International Women’s Day 2017: #BeBoldForChange

March 8 is International Women’s Day, celebrated worldwide. This year, the day is commemorated under the theme #BeBoldForChange, and celebrates women for just who they are, their achievements and their contributions to the world, whether big or small. While we celebrate the contributions of women, there’s need to be cognisant that gender inequality still exists. In Africa, and across the world, statistics show that women’s access to education, health, and resources is still worse than that of men, and more needs to be done to change this dynamic. After the celebration, it should not be “business as usual”, there’s need to continue working for change to ensure gender equality.