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Every year around the world, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Thousands of events are organised at international, national and grassroots levels to celebrate  the economic, political and social achievements of women. Each year comes with a unique theme that reflects on women and  relevant to global and local gender issues.

Like many women, Agnes looked forward to celebrate 2013  international women day on march 8, little did she know that it would be her last celebrations. Her husband cut her life short as soon as she returned from the celebrations.This years’ theme was the gender agenda gaining momentum. Reading Agne’s story, one wonders whether the gender agenda gaining momentum? or it is loosing it after over 100years of celebrating this day. Readers, what is your reflection on this?

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