10 of my favourite International Women’s Day campaigns

I think I am just about caught up on the International Women’s Day backlog. It’s been so great to see so many brilliant campaign so here’s 10 of my favourite campaigns – in no particular order. Sense New York look to #CelebrateWomen for International Women’s Day IRC release film showing 8 steps we can take to support women and girls FCB Inferno Launches ‘Queen Rules’ to Challenge Gender Bias With Playing Cards FCB Amsterdam and Wefilm launch It Won’t Stick campaign for International Women’s Day Barbie(R) Honors Global Role Models…

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Finland’s most prestigious retailer Stockmann changes name to Stockwomann to support gender equality

Finland’s biggest department store, Stockmann, changed its name to Stockwomann to support equality. The campaign that started on International Women’s Day is an ode to bold and stylish women with a goal of encouraging women to disregard external opinions and restricting style norms. “Stockwomann is a celebration of gorgeous women, that we have had the pleasure to serve for over 150 years”, says Maiju Niskanen, Director of Store Operations at Stockmann. Following the ways led by campaigns such as Fearless girl, Always’ #LikeAGirl and the most recent Johnnie Walker’s Jane…

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Nasdaq Commits to Further Empower Women in the Workplace

Nasdaq has enhanced its commitment to equal opportunity for women by signing the CEO Statement of Support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEP). This United Nations initiative covers seven broad areas of engagement, committing signatories to action on human rights, nondiscrimination, health and safety, education, public reporting, and other principles related to gender dynamics. The signing coincides with International Women’s Day (March 8) and caps off a day of activities by stock exchanges around the world. This also is a significant step forward for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—and…

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AKQA celebrates International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day, AKQA studios around the world have created moments inviting all employees to play a collective role to press forward together and achieve gender parity. Activities include diversity and inclusion workshops inspired by this year’s Press for Progress theme. Additional initiatives include: At AKQA Sydney, the team is hosting a conversation with influential author Rose Herceg. One of Australia’s most respected social forecasters, Rose’s latest title The Power, outlines 200 ways to be a more powerful person while keeping one’s humanity and decency to get exactly…

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Sense New York look to #CelebrateWomen for International Women’s Day

Sense New York has created an International Women’s Day initiative to #CelebrateWomen. The Company have created a series of eight illustrations – one released each day between March 1st – 8th,  featuring women that the company feel have made great strides in 2017, and specifically who motivated the company during their first year of business.  Women who are changing the world through their unapologetic presence and self-expression. Sarah Priestman, the President of Sense NY explains: “These women come from all genres and walks of life – from art to activism,…

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