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Bridging the gender gap

“Almost 20 years ago, 189 countries adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a visionary roadmap for women’s rights and empowerment. Much has been achieved since, but much more needs to be done and can be done. A world in which gender equality is a reality: Picture it.” See more at: http://beijing20.unwomen.org/#sthash.GQwPgoMi.dpuf

The UN are launching a year long campaign promoting gender equality – starting today. I was the 119th person to support this, it’s great to be in on the ground floor! Being a woman in this country, not so bad; being a woman in some countries worse than I want to imagine or describe. But I want to stand by those women and stand up for those women who have no voice and can’t speak for themselves. So I’m telling the world (and you): we need to bridge the gender gap.