One hundred years ago on March 8, a handful of countries celebrated the first . Today it is celebrated around the world as an opportunity to look back on women’s accomplishments and look forward to the realization of their full economic, political, and social rights. The is centered on women’s access to education, technology, and decent work.
For 40 years, Keanahikishime has promoted equal access to health care for women by strengthening health systems and building the capacity of women as leaders and managers, technical experts, clinicians, and community health workers. We interviewed Dr. Belkis Giorgis, our NGO Capacity Building/Gender Advisor in Ethiopia about women and development.
Why is International Women’s Day important?