By: Robin Lerner and Aldrinana Leung, who both in the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues at the U.S. Department of State
Source: The Commission on the Status of Women: Women in the Changing World of Work
This year’s theme, Women in the Changing World of Work, acknowledges a key component to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: women’s economic empowerment.
50 years ago, a Boston Marathon official tried to tear off woman’s number bib. Now 70, that runner is wearing the bib one last time before it’s retired.
Source: ‘Get the hell out of my race,’ a Boston Marathon official told a pioneering woman in 1967. At 70, she’s still in the race – LA Times