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Join the Pledge for Parity:Nelson councillor

It’s International Women’s Day and a local city councillor is calling for the community to join the Pledge for Parity.

There is still a huge gender gap regarding social, economic, cultural and political achievement.

Here’s Janice Morrison in Nelson.

You can join the pledge via the International Women’s Day website.

The World Economic Forum says global gender parity won’t be achieved for another 117 years!

The BC Federation of Labour says in BC, 63% of minimum-wage earners are women and that number jumps to 70% for low-wage earners over the age of 25.

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