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Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Happy International Women's Day!

Today marks a significant day, it's International Women's Day! International Women's Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. The 2017 theme for the year is #BeBoldForChange which I think is very much fitting and appropriate.
We often hear how women is not treated equally whether it may be in the workplace, in our social circles even when it comes to the business world. I must thus say that the women empowerment movement has definitely grown in leaps and bounds when we compare it to say 100 years ago. In my personal space I have grown up, in a household with the notion that we as women can do absolutely anything, dream to become absolutely anything and be who and whatever we choose to be. Yet we find sometimes when we step outside the comfy and cozy walls of our homes that the world outside is not always too kind to women. In history it is seen that there are many women that had to fight to find there spot in history and even until today still try to do so. It's sad though to say in many aspects its still a very male dominated world, but don't despair we as women are breaking, no let me rather say shattering barriers, walls and anything that tries to steer us away from what we as women are meant to possess- and that is the ability to choose the course we want for our lives.
There are many negative stereotypes against the the concept of "feminism" & I for one believe that I am 100% a feminist. That does not mean I have hatred towards men, it does not mean that I want to undermine and dominate men, it simply means that what I can do as a woman should not be seen as less and inferior to that of what my male counterpart can do & that is the difference!
"Feminism" is a range of political movementsideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social rights for women. This includes seeking to establish equal opportunities for women in education and employment.

So staying true to the theme #BeBoldForChange as a woman do not box yourself into the male ideology of what the purpose and they think your role should be. Live Boldly, with Purpose & Intention. Girl child your dreams are valid!

Outfit Details:
Cami Lace Top: Foschini
Jogger Pant: Foschini
Sling bag: H&M
Shoes: Zando
Watch: The Fix
Hair: StyleBar

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