International Women’s Day 2023
- Posted by Shelby Percival
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In 1910, Clara Zetkin, founder of International Women’s Day, first raised the idea of an annual women’s day at a women’s labour conference to be able to air grievances about labour conditions, suffrage, and the need for women in parliament. Every year on March 8, International Women’s Day is celebrated globally to bring attention to various women’s rights movements and issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence against women.
On this International Women’s Day, Falconers LLP would like to acknowledge the strong and incredible women who are a vital part of our legal team. We are proud to recognize Asha, Dottie, Linda, Maria, Shelby, Amanda, Sophia, Christianne, and Eman!
These exceptional women contribute to our success in countless ways every day. They bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to our practice, and their hard work and commitment inspire us all. They are talented lawyers, paralegals, students, and support staff, each with their unique strengths and skills.
We are grateful for the invaluable contributions that these women make to our office and to the broader legal community. We also recognize the challenges that women have faced and continue to face in the legal profession. We are committed to creating a workplace that is supportive, inclusive, and equitable.
Clara Zetkin is pictured in the photo above (left) with her fellow activist Rosa Luxemburg (right) circa 1910.
Events & Resources:
Ontario Native Women’s Association’s Role of Women event
International Women’s Day at Toronto City Hall
Northwestern Ontario Women’s Centre Guide
United Nations History of International Women’s Day
Celebrating the women who have made an impact in Canada
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