Caribbean: On the special occasion of International Women’s Day, wishes have been poured on women across the globe on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, which was declared by the United Nations.
Every year, the Day is celebrated under a specific theme, and the theme for 2022 is – “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”.
On the official website of IWD, the campaign theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is – ‘Break The Bias‘. It has been designed to promote the “gender-equal world,” free of biased stereotypes and discrimination.
Various Caribbean leaders also wished women across the globe through their social media posts.
Firstly, the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Dr Rossevelt Skerrit, hailed women on the earth and stressed the equal participation of women in every field of life.
While wishing women, PM Skerrit noted,” Today, I celebrate every Dominican woman for her unique contribution to the social, economic, and political development of our country.”.
He further outlined the theme of the Women’s Day for 2022 stated by the United Nations. He underscored that the Government of Dominica will continue to create equal opportunity and access for you to thrive and prosper in the pursuit of better futures for yourselves and your children, in line with the theme, “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.”
Parliament Representative of Roseau Melissa Poponne Skerrit also hailed women and noted that Today we mark International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the achievement of women, who have made immense progress over the years in their status, in the fight for a gender-equal world. To all the incredible women – shine on, not just Today but throughout the year, every Day!
Further, Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell also wished women on International women’s Day.
“As we celebrate International Women’s Day Today, let us commit to continue striving towards equality, creating a world that’s diverse and inclusive, where differences are valued and celebrated. As the theme for this year states…” gender equality Today for a sustainable tomorrow”, wrote prime minister.
It is 𝐇𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐲 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐖𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐧’𝐬 𝐃𝐚𝐲 𝐈𝐖𝐃 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞
𝐎𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐎𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐀𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐠𝐮𝐚 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐁𝐚𝐫𝐛𝐮𝐝𝐚
“𝑊𝑜𝑚𝑒𝑛 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑙 𝑎𝑟𝑐ℎ𝑖𝑡𝑒𝑐𝑡𝑠 𝑜𝑓 𝑎𝑛𝑦 𝑠𝑜𝑐𝑖𝑒𝑡𝑦.”
It further emphasized that International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements. The Day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.
Foreign Minister of SKN and Premier of Nevis Mark Brantley wished women on the special occasion and expressed that Delighted this morning to give remarks and to spend some time with just over 20 participants at a workshop to mark International Women’s Day under the theme “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”.
“Huge thanks to Special Advisor Latoya Bianca Jones for this incredible idea and to Dr Linda Carty for facilitating and sharing her wealth of knowledge and experience. Thanks also to the Ministry and Department of Gender Affairs for assisting and to Ms Latoya Jeffers, Assistant Permanent Secretary, for her stirring remarks”, underscored Mark Brantly.
Gender equality is about all of us, men and women, being allowed to play their full role in our national development. I wish each and every female across Nevis and the wider Federation a Happy International Women’s Day, outlined premier of Nevis.
Deputy PM of St Lucia Ernest Hilaire asserted that Phenomenally, phenomenal WOMAN is what you are!
“Happy International Women’s Day to all women of Castries South, Saint Lucia and the World. Today we celebrate you, your dedication and the strength upon which all generations are born. William Golding puts it quite clear…”Women are not equal to men. They are far more superior.”
Happy International Women’s Day”, highlighted deputy prime minister.
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