As the world celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD), women have been urged to be of high spirit and choose to challenge in order to be a leading woman in their pursuit in life.
This was the global message to women as contained in the new book, Up You, which tends to celebrate and encourage them in line with this year’s lWD slogan, Choose to Challenge.
The book, Up You, inspires hope for effective implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, especially the fifth agenda, which is aimed at achieving gender equality and empowerment for women and girls, for a brighter future.
It pointed out that women in their roles should ensure they be the best that they can be.
Commenting on the book, the author, Mrs. Ezinne Kufre-Ekanem, said,
“Today and every day we celebrate your incredible attitude to life. Particularly how you support, challenge, and inspire all you come across year on year. You are indeed strong, smart, emphatic, ambitious, and beautiful just as you are.”
She posits that the book is dedicated to women because they have refused to be brought down despite the many challenges faced daily.
“The wisdom you bring to the table is unmatched, thank you for speaking up for what you believe in. You are indeed the sum-up of so many parts resulting in perfect.”
The book, according to her, should be like a guide towards finding and living the real woman always.
Celebrated annually on March 8, IWD is a time to reflect on the progress made, to call for change and celebrate acts of courage and determination by women who have played extraordinary roles in their spheres of influence.