Jessica Woodroffe is director of the Gender and Development Network in the UK and a freelance consultant on international development. Posts How did gender equality fare in the SDGs? 5 November 2015 Jessica Woodroffe As the (slightly muted) fanfare subsides, those of us working on different aspects of the Sustainable Development Goals are asking each other: "How was it for you?" Why celebrate International Womens Day? 4 March 2015 Jessica Woodroffe Sunday 8 March is International Womens Day. Jessica Woodroffe discusses why it is so important that we mark the occasion.