Meghan Markle lends her voice to IWD22 #HerVoice campaign—'girls with dreams become women with vision'

Meghan features on the CARE IWD22 video alongside Gloria Steinem, Hillary Clinton and other important women

Meghan Markle lends her voice to IWD22
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Meghan Markle has continued her charitable efforts by lending her voice to CARE’s #HerVoice campaign, which celebrates International Women’s Day (IWD). Meghan joins voices like feminist trailblazer Gloria Steinem and actress Laura Dern for the video.

Fresh from receiving the NAACP President’s Award for the work she and Prince Harry have been doing with the Archewell Foundation, Meghan Markle features prominently in a powerful new video for CARE.

The organization has premiered its new campaign titled #HerVoice in advance of International Women's Day 2022. CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice.

The purpose of their latest campaign is to “celebrate the generations of women who have inspired us, taught us, and moved us to change the world”.

The video also features profound quotes and excerpts from speeches from figures including Hillary Clinton, Sophia Bush and Venus Williams.

People on social media have been quick to praise the campaign, highlighting how important it still is today to celebrate and uplift different women’s voices across the world.

One fan wrote, “Great message and campaign. Lovely to hear Meghan’s voice included with other influential women inspiring generations to change the world.”

Another wrote, “Yes! Women who make and made a difference for women. Women supporting women.”

IWD2022 will have a focus of #BreaktheBias

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What is International Women’s Day?

International Women's Day (IWD) is a globally recognized day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women's achievements or rally for women's equality.

Each year, International Women’s Day focuses on a specific theme.

The theme for IWD22 is #BreaktheBias.

The emphasis is on a “gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive.”

When is IWD22?

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8.

On this date, groups and individuals around the world will focus on projects and campaigns to:

  • celebrate women's achievements
  • raise awareness about women's equality
  • lobby for accelerated gender parity
  • fundraise for female-focused charities
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