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Ban Ki-moon (UN Secretary-General) on the occasion of International Women's Day 2016
7 Mar 2016 -  International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.

The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”.