Irish abroad: What’s the biggest issue facing women where you live?

Ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8th, we want to hear from readers

The theme for International Women’s Day this year is  #PressForProgress.

The theme for International Women’s Day this year is #PressForProgress.

 

Events will take place around the globe to mark International Women’s Day this coming Thursday, March 8th. This year, the theme is #PressForProgress, striving for gender parity after the World Economic Forum’s latest Global Gender Gap Report found gender parity is still more than 200 years away. No doubt #MeToo, #TimesUp and other movements will also be prominent this year.

Ahead of International Women’s Day, we want to hear from more readers around the world. What is the biggest or most pressing or current issue facing women in the country where you live in 2018? Or the issue you would like to see addressed this year? Why do you think International Women’s Day is important? Will you be attending a march or gathering, or marking it in your own way? What events are taking place where you live?

Irish abroad: What's the biggest issue facing women where you live in 2018?

A selection of responses will be published on irishtimes.com.

Thank you.

A list of international events can be found at internationalwomensday.com/Events