This International Women’s Day, Executive Director of The MATCH International Women’s Fund, Jess Tomlin, released a statement reflecting on the state of the world’s women. The main message: despite horrific events in 2012, the global movement to demand, defend and advocate for the rights of women leaves us feeling hopeful.
“It’s my job as executive director of MATCH International to care about the state of women in the world. This year, on International Women’s Day, I reflect on 2012 with a deep feeling of optimism.
I want to believe we are in a moment, a tipping point where the issues fundamental to the realization of full rights for women everywhere have begun to penetrate the consciousness of people around the world…”
Read the full statement here.