Visual Stories

#PressforProgress: A Visual Celebration of International Women's Day 2018

By Brogues - 1 min read

This year's International Women's Day theme is all about committing to progressive action towards a more gender inclusive world. These pictures are a testament to the fact that, collectively, we can all play our part in accelerating positive change.

March 8th signals International Women’s Day, the dedicated annual event that pushes towards a better, more equal world for everyone – because gender parity makes for a healthier, more sustainable and prosperous society all round. Pressing for progress can take many forms: challenging socially determined stereotypes and bias, promoting positive visibility, supporting women’s countless achievements and inspiring others to be active agents of change around the world.

These photos show how we can all play our part in forging a future of global equality.

FRIENDS AND WOMEN IN THE DARK
Close-up portrait of a woman wearing glasses
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PEOPLE IN CITY
Close-up portrait of young woman covered with scarf against red background
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Low angle view of woman holding placard with message while standing in city against sky
Portrait of woman standing by palm trees
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High angle view of friends playing tug-of-war on street
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Portrait of young woman wearing hat standing against building
Close-up of hands
Low angle view of multi colored flags against trees
Cropped hands of people against mountain
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Low section of woman sitting by laptop at home
Close-up of woman with gray eye shadow wearing headscarf
Beautiful young woman looking down while standing by wall
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Midsection of woman
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Close-up of happy young woman sitting at home
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Portrait of smiling young woman standing against wall
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This collection is part of #NotYourCliche, our movement away from antiquated stock stereotypes and towards a more relevant, inclusive, representative view of global culture and society. You can read more about it here.