On Friday, March 9 2019, the women of KOTUG Seabulk Maritime joined the women of Buckeye Bahamas Hub in celebrating International Women’s Day under the theme #BalanceForBetter. At KOTUG Seabulk Maritime we encourage and celebrate diversity and inclusivity and are very proud of all the women we have on board our vessels and in our offices.
International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. International Women’s Day first emerged from the activities of labour movements at the turn of the twentieth century in North America and across Europe.
Since those early years, International Women’s Day has assumed a new global dimension for women in developed and developing countries alike. The growing international women’s movement, which has been strengthened by four global United Nations women’s conferences, has helped make the commemoration a rallying point to build support for women’s rights and participation in the political and economic arenas.