Barbara Winston, president of the UN Women’s Association for Peace, said the pandemic had taught her “we are all connected – in our failures and in our success.”
“To come back stronger and better, we need to realize that we need each of us to be of service to each other. This is where our relationship comes from: in our service, in our kindness, and in our emotional intelligence. ”
“Women and girls need to realize the extent to which our protection and empowerment is key to overall human progress – we all need to stand up fiercely for each other. Both men and women need to seize every opportunity to to put women’s success and gender equality in all conversations and programs, “she continued.
“Let us work for mutual upliftment and let us all ensure that we include the movement towards gender equality and freedom from violence against women in all programs and projects. Let us move forward this year with deep breaths, clarity of mind and absolute certainty of our worth. and value, “Winston added.