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Women: From Nurturing to Trailblazing the Path for Future Generations

Women: From Nurturing to Trailblazing the Path for Future Generations

14th March, 2023

Every year on International Women's Day, we remember the extraordinary contributions made by women throughout history and their successes today. Yet, we don't need a special day to remind us of women's vital roles. Women have made enormous contributions to all aspects of society for ages, and their achievements are not confined to one day of the year. Women are leaders, carers, and inventors crucial to running our communities, from their origins through the workplace and beyond.

Women are essential to our survival. They contribute invaluably to our society as moms, sisters, children, friends, colleagues, and partners. They serve as the foundation of families and communities, and their presence and impact may be felt in all aspects of our lives.

Women, first and foremost, bring birth into the world. They nurture and care for their children, giving them love, support, and direction. They are frequently the primary caregivers, juggling employment and the obligations of raising children. This is a huge responsibility, and it is critical to recognize and appreciate the sacrifices and hard work mothers make to give their children the greatest possible start in life.

Women are also trailblazers in the field, smashing barriers and paving the way for future generations. From Marie Curie, the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, to Emmeline Pankhurst, who founded the Women's Social and Political Union to campaign for women's parliamentary votes in Britain, to Mother Theresa, who founded the Missionaries of Charity, which attracted many sisters who took vows of chastity, poverty, obedience, and free service to the poorest of the poor, to Dr. Amal Al-Qubaisi, who made history by becoming the first woman in the Arab world to preside over UNESCO’s national council. These accomplishments demonstrate women’s tenacity and determination in facing adversity, discrimination, and social barriers.

Furthermore, women are essential to our society’s social fabric. They bring distinct perspectives and abilities, encouraging empathy, compassion, and understanding. They are frequently the first to aid, care for, and support needy people. They are the glue that holds families and communities together, contributing their time, resources, and experience to make the world better.

Regrettably, women continue to confront several problems and barriers in certain countries. They continue to experience discrimination, unfair pay, and gender-based violence, to name a few challenges. Despite these obstacles, women persevere and contribute considerably to society, and their courage and perseverance inspire us all.

Women's contributions to our lives cannot be emphasized. Acknowledging and celebrating their accomplishments, supporting their hardships, and striving for a more equal and inclusive culture that supports and promotes women are all critical. We all stand to profit from women's contributions, and it is our responsibility to ensure that their voices are heard, and their rights are safeguarded.

About the Author
Charles J. Tawk

Partner

Mr. Charles Tawk is a Partner with Meirc Training & Consulting. He is the author of Scattered Thoughts for Business and Life (First Edition 2022, ISBN 978-0-578-33268-0). Charles holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the Lebanese University, a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management and Training from the University of Leicester in the UK, and a Master of Applied Business Research from the Swiss Business School, where he is currently completing his doctorate in business administration. In addition, Charles is a senior certified professional by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP), a certified project management professional (PMP®), a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI®), an advisor with the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council, a certified training practitioner (CTP) from the Institute of Performance and Learning, and an Associate Certified Experts Career Coach (ACECC). He is certified in occupational health and safety from Nebosh and is a registered organization development consultant (RODC) with the International Society for Organization Development and Change (ISODC).

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