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International Women’s day – what do you wish for?

To celebrate International Women’s Day on Monday, 8 March, we asked five of our young alumna to share their hopes for the future in one-minute videos. See their responses below.

'I would love to see a lot more inclusion and diversity'

Fatima, one of our Debate Academy alumna, dreams of a future in which education, inclusion and diversity are the norm. What do you dream of?

'I want women's rights to be seen in practice, not just on paper'

Kinza, one of our IPSC alumna from Pakistan, wants women not to have to fight for their basic rights. What do you want?

'We must continue to teach the works of influential women'

Emma, one of our SSE alumna, wants more education about and respect for women’s contributions to society – what do you want?

'I hope that we will value human life more and treat people with kindness'

Alisa, one of our IPSC alumna from Russia, has a great tip for making the world a better place – why don’t you give it a try?

'I want a future where there is no feeling of blessing or curse associated with being this gender'

Ruhama, one of our IPSC alumna from Pakistan, wants all women, not just the lucky few, to be listened to and respected as equals to men

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