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International Women’s Day: can we celebrate the women who aren’t hashtag girl bosses too?


by Victoria Stokes
06th Mar 2022

Girls in masks. Coronavirus theme. Women in the city walks during quarantine. Female crossing arms

The purpose of International Women’s Day is to recognise the cultural, historical and economic contributions of women around the world and to break gender bias. So why do we reserve the ‘inspirational’ and ‘iconic’ plaudits only for women in business?

“Find a job you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” There are few phrases that grind my gears more than this one, not just because it’s a complete falsehood (find a job you love and I can assure you, you’ll work very hard indeed), but because it works on a pretty harmful assumption: that each and every one of us should be head over heels in love with what we do...

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