08 March 2021
Today BCCM members will join co-operatives around the world to celebrate International Women’s Day and #ChoosetToChallenge gender bias and inequality.
The theme of International Women’s Day 2021 is #ChooseToChallenge A challenged world is an alert world – we can all choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. Share our video with your networks.
As part of the #IWD campaign, BCCM members are invited to send in their #ChooseToChallenge images on social media using the hashtags #ChooseToChallenge and #IWD2021 #cooperatives
Strike the #ChooseToChallenge pose with your hand high to show your commitment to choose to challenge inequality, call out bias, question stereotypes, and help forge an inclusive world.
Co-operatives making an impact
Less than 4 per cent of female company founders receive venture capital investment. Kristin Sinclair interviews Moira Were, founder of Hen House Co-operative that is using the co-op model to help and build support for female founders and to close the gender investment gap: “Co-ops are really aligned to feminist principles of co-operation, collaboration and democratic principles – everyone having a voice” – Moira Were AM
View the interview with Moira Were.