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IN CELEBRATION OF OUR WOMEN

Editorial
Posted by Editor (Wendy) on Mar 09 2016 at 3:00 PM
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Various events were held in Jamaica and the world on Tuesday March 8th to commemorate International Women’s Day to promote gender equality in recognition of the significant role women play in our social,cultural, economic and political development.

The late great international recording artist, James Brown conceded in his hit song, “Its a man’s world”, that essentially men and their achievements would be nothing without a good woman at their side and so it is in our society today, we shudder to think what Jamaica would be like, despite the challenges, without the legacy of our women, who continue to hold the spirit of family together, oftentimes single handedly.

The World Economic Forum in 2014 predicted that global gender equality would be achieved in 2095, but in 2015 this milestone was revised to 2133, will this again be revised in 2016? We hope not!

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