There are problems in the world and then there is International Women’s Day, which comes around again on Wednesday. The sisterhood is angry and bored with it. It’s a day so well-intentioned and patronising that it might as well be a pat on the head during a high-stakes meeting.
The first and most pressing problem that comes to mind for most women around International Women’s Day each year is: “How do I wangle my way out of getting up at the crack of dawn to attend a 7am breakfast of cold scrambled eggs in some miserable hotel ballroom full of pink balloons?”
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