International Women’s Day 2017: A Rowing Viewpoint
8 March 2017
Tim Koch writes:
Today, 8 March, is International Women’s Day. Despite the fact that the most powerful person in the world, The President of the United States, has been quoted as saying that ‘There’s nobody that has more respect for women than I do’, it has still been felt necessary to hold the annual worldwide event that celebrates women’s achievements, from the political to the social, while calling for gender equality. Rowing has mirrored the prejudice and the progress that women have respectively suffered and enjoyed throughout the years and here are some images to illustrate this.