Celebrate International Women’s Day 2017 on 8th March

#WomensDay #Planet5050

This year’s theme for the UN’s International Women’s Day is “Opens external link in new windowWomen in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030.

Join us on 8th March and ask for:

-          Improving equal access to leading newsroom positions for women and men

-          Closing of gender pay gap in journalism

-          Strengthening equal treatment for all workers regardless of gender

-          Developing and implementing gender equality policies in the newsrooms Securing fair gender portrayal in news content

Take action

Using the hashtag #WomensDay #Planet5050
  • share your support to women’s rights by Opens external link in new windowdownloading and printing the IFJ #WomensDay #Planet 5050 selfie cards and visual  and make sure you tag us for further dissemination @IFJGlobal
  • Organise a #WomensDay event. Invite your speaker/s to explain how they took action to improve their career and get their rights recognised.
  • Identify champions of equality in your media/country and write about them and their achievements
  • Opens external link in new windowShare gender equality resources from the IFJOpens external link in new window and other leading organisations that advocate for gender equality in the media
  • Remember that the fight for women’s rights does not end on 8Th March: organise campaigns/discussions in your own unions throughout the year, set up gender councils, make the issue a priority for 2017!

Interact with us

Connect via social media and make your voice heard on International Women's Day. Use the hashtag #WomensDay #Planet5050
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