Loreto Cavan students say they’ll push for greater equality both professionally and socially

Students from Loreto Cavan say they will continue to push for greater equality as they move forward both professionally and socially.

International women’s day is taking place this Sunday with the theme of ‘Each for Equal’ which is aiming to demonstrate how individual mind-sets, and actions can have an impact when it comes to gender equality.

A group of fifth year students in Loreto Cavan have said they can still see a divide in daily life, and while many advancements have been made to establish women as equal they feel they still have a responsibility as the next generation of women to push for more fairness.

Speaking on The Wider View they highlighted sport, STEM subjects, and social acceptance as areas where they would like to greater gender equality: