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International Women’s Day

8 March 2016

A global day (8 March 2016), celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

International Women’s Day

In recognition of International Women’s Day, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service is celebrating women across the organisation and highlighting the news that Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has appointed the first ever female Chief Fire Officer, Becci Bryant who has risen through the ranks. Find out more here.

Various events have been organised globally. To find out more information and the call to action for accelerating gender parity, please visit the website: or search the hashtag #IWD2016 on Twitter.