What can we change to promote equity and equality?

According to the International Women's Day (IWD) website, "...today, March 8, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality."

How can we do this?

Vote against laws that hold women back

Mentor girls and women

Support victims of any type of abuse

Stop victim shaming

Support and/or donate to a female business owner

Support and/or donate towards a female student's tuition expenses

Educate yourself about women's history

Pay women fair and competitive wages for their work

But, there's more you could do to ensure that we DO NOT pass on old customs that reinforce inequality. 

Be mindful of how you treat your sons and daughters. 

Watch your words. Sometimes, when we tell our children that they can or cannot do things, we are unconsciously giving advice based on how we were raised and based on the expectations of others rather than from...

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