Blog - March 2018

Press for Progress

Press for Progress

Celebrating Women Everywhere

  • Celebrating Women Everywhere
  • In the Pink Gift Box
  • Coffee Fix Gift Box
  • Treats Gift Bag

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While first observed in 1909, the adoption of March 8th as International Women’s Day was solidified in 1910 and in recent years the message feels like it is getting louder and clearer. 

Today’s theme is Press for Progress.  The World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap Report tells us that gender parity is 200 years away.  Proudly New Zealand does sit within the top 10 listed countries for the global gender gap index but with a bit of work to do to catch up with first place Iceland.  To be the bearer of good news is always our preference so on the bright side while overall parity is a long way off, it appears gender parity in education could be attained by 2030 and this surely is a crucial …more »

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