Minister’s Short Quotation on the Occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2017


March 8, 2017, Senator the Hon Wendy Phipps,Minister with Responsibility for Health, Social Services, Gender Affairs and Community Development:
“Much has been achieved re: the advancement of women’s rights over the past century, including the pursuit of education, decent work in the global marketplace, and women in leadership – be it in industry, trade, politics, science and technology, academia, social development or religion. Yet, there is still a long way to go to achieve gender parity by the UN’s target year of 2030.”