A replica of New York’s “Fearless Girl” statue stands at Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia. The replica was unveiled by artist Kristen Visbal ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8. Photo: EPA-EFE
Noeleen Heyzer 
Opinion

Opinion

Noeleen Heyzer 

Hard-won women’s rights must not be eroded

  • Through multilateral efforts, women have made great strides towards gender equality, taking up leadership positions to advance sustainable development and protect the vulnerable. Recent movements to roll back such gains must not succeed

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A replica of New York’s “Fearless Girl” statue stands at Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia. The replica was unveiled by artist Kristen Visbal ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8. Photo: EPA-EFE
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When advocates push for women’s rights, they should not forget the women operating market stalls, and mothers trying to return to work. Photo: Winson Wong
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Women’s rights aren’t just for women shattering the glass ceiling, they are for millions of working women

  • This International Women’s Day, remember not just the corporate women warriors, but also the millions of women in low-income jobs and those seeking to return to work after raising their children. Surely, they are the ones feminist advocates should be fighting for

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When advocates push for women’s rights, they should not forget the women operating market stalls, and mothers trying to return to work. Photo: Winson Wong
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