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March 8 2021

International Women’s Day (IWD) is globally dedicated to celebrating the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women. It is a day of reflection and a day to highlight critical women’s rights issues and priorities, as well as, a day that marks a call to action for accelerating women’s rights and women’s equality.

The the theme for this year’s IWD is #ChoosetoChallenge. Below are other stories, videos and inforgraphics by shared by other SPC divisions highlighting how women leaders here are challenging gender inequality and contributing to leadership and development in their technical areas.

Listen to Dr Buadromo, Senior Laboratory Advisor for the Public Health Division PHD​ as she highlights women’s contribution and leadership in the Pacific laboratories in the region in the lead up to the #InternationalWomensDay​ on March 8, 2021.