International Women’s Day takes place on March 8 every year to celebrate women’s rights, women’s contributions to society, raises and inspires people to act in the ongoing fight for gender equality and show support for organisations that help women globally. This year’s theme is #BreakTheBias The campaign asks you to cross your arms in solidarity to call out gender bias, discrimination and stereotyping. Together, we can forge women’s equality.

The 2021 them was #ChooseToChallege, 2020 theme was #EachforEqual; 2019’s was #BalanceforBetter. In 2018, the theme of International Women’s Day was #PressforProgress, the 2017 Women’s Day theme was #BeBoldforChange, and the 2016 theme was #PledgeforParity.

This year, we asked our local and wider network members of our community to give us a quote in solidarity with this years campaign that asks us to call out gender bias, discrimination and stereotyping.