Saturday 7th March 2020

International Women’s Day could become a corporate Mother’s Day

Vivienne Hayes, Women’s Resource Centre CEO, spoke with Alexandra Topping, at The Guardian about the risks the co-option and mainstreaming of International Women’s Day could incur.

According to Viv, “There’s a risk that it becomes an event a bit like Mother’s Day or Valentine’s Day instead of giving visibility to the work that women are doing around the world.”

The article comes about as Women’s Resource Centre joins thousands of other women for the Million Women Rise march to protest and raise awareness about violence against women and girls that is prevalent in the UK.

You can read the full Guardian article here.