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International Women’s Day: Women Making History Today In The Ukraine War
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The 2022 International Women’s Day theme is #BreakTheBias. It is about calling out instances of bias against women in the workplace, at school and at home. You can show your support by posting selfies to social media posing with their arms crossed along with the hashtags #BreaktheBias and #IWD2022 according to USA Today.
Even during the war, many women play significant roles in this humanitarian crisis. – women fleeing the violence in Ukraine with their children and families, to those on the front lines, or bringing us their stories on the ground as journalists and to the geopolitical leaders managing the crisis.
Forbes features Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations; Ambassador Oksana Markarova, Ukraine’s Ambassador to the United Nations; Kira Rudik, the women of Ukraine’s Parliament, negotiating the geopolitics and taking up arms to defend their country; The women at the refugee centers easing the transition to an unknown country for these traumatized, lost, fearful, and emotionally and physically exhausted Ukrainian refugees; The intrepid women journalists risking their own lives keeping us informed of what’s really happening on the ground, including CNN’s Clarissa Ward, CBS’ Holly Williams, NBC/MSNBC’s Erin McLaughlin, Molly Hunter and Ellison Barber, and more.