What exactly does it mean to be empowered? Our programs are designed to support our belief that when women are empowered, families are more financially secure, children are healthier, and communities are stronger. We believe that in empowering, we are asserting that women have the same rights as men and should be able to pursue their personal, familial, and career goals with equal liberty and opportunity. How do we know what needs exist in these women’s lives? We ask them. After connecting with women in our local communities, they advocated for the following resources and platforms:
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International Women's Day (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 gender parity. International Women's Day
(IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD run by the Suffragettes in 1911. IWD belongs to all groups
collectively everywhere. IWD is not country, group or organisation specific.
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