Monday, 7 March 2011

International Women's Day- Tuesday 8th March

This post isn't the one I originally intended today, but when I saw the following item I just had to post it.






This short film with Judi Dench and Daniel Craig has been made by artist and director Sam Taylor-Wood and commissioned by a coalition of charities who campaign on equality issues.  It is produced by Barbara Broccoli- the producer of the 007 Bond films.

You can find more information and details of what events are taking place around the world at: http://www.internationalwomensday.com/

4 comments:

  1. Interesting.

    How many generations will it take for that observation to become obselete?

    Until men are able to give birth we will never be equal. The greatest gift, the biggest burden.

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  2. I fear those observations will never become obsolete Baggy, but we can only work toward trying to change some of them.

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  3. Very efective film. In the UK, while things aren't perfect there are laws to protect women and theoretically we are treated equally at work and in other situations - that's not the case in other parts of the world.

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  4. Women are theoretically better treated in the UK,I agree, but there are still many who suffer and grey areas where the law still fails to protect some women.

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