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Kate Osamor MP Says Time for Bold Action on Gender Inequality is Now

Kate Osamor, MP for Edmonton and Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, has called on the international community to do more to tackle gender inequality.

On Wednesday 8th March, International Women’s day seeks to highlight the achievements and progress made by women all over the world. The day will also serve to highlight the iniquities and injustices that are still faced by millions of women.

The slogan for this year's International Women's Day is 'Be Bold for Change'. In the face of immense challenges being faced by women around the world and the huge strides made towards gender equality under serious threat, a strong case is being made for bold action to be taken. This comes in the wake of The World Economic Forum predicting the gender gap won't close entirely until 2186.


Kate Osamor, MP for Edmonton said:


“On Wednesday, I will be joining with the millions of men and women around the world who will remind us of the huge strides made by women all over the world.

“I will also be reminding the international community that gender equality is still a distant dream for millions of women. With the election of Donald Trump and the resurgence of right-wing populism, huge efforts must be made to stop the progressive tide from being halted and reversed.

On March 8th, bold words but even bolder action is required to ensure the progress made is not lost and the inequities suffered not in vain”.

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