International Women's Day: Let's hear it for the girls

Last updated 09:49 08/03/2017

Tell us what International Women's Day means to you.

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Today is the day to celebrate the achievements of women - from the political to the social - while calling for gender equality. 

This year International Women's Day aims to encourage people to #BeBoldForChange and we want to hear how you're taking charge.

Are you attending a march or event to help the cause?

What else do you do to advocate for gender equality?

Former TVNZ Breakfast host Alison Mau said her boss laughed right in her face when she asked for equal pay to take over a job from a male counterpart. Have you experienced similar treatment? 

How can we combat the gender pay gap?

Is there a woman in your life who inspires you to work harder and push further? How about writing an open letter to your role model to show your appreciation. 

Tell us what International Women's Day means to you. 

Hit the green button or email to share your thoughts, and feel free to include pictures, too. As always, we prefer submissions of 300 words or more.

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