To mark Saturday’s International Women’s Day, men leaders are standing up for women’s empowerment and changing the concept of masculinity to achieve gender equality.
“I have a message for my fellow men and boys – play your part. All benefit when women and girls can reach their full potential,” said Ban Ki-moon.
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I don’t know if some of you have been to these live reads at LACMA, where a classic film is read live on stage by actors who just sit and read the script. We did one recently of American Pie, but we reversed the gender roles. All the women played men; all the men played women. And it was so fascinating to be a part of this because, as the women took on these central roles — they had all the good lines, they had all the good laughs, all the great moments — the men who joined us to sit on stage started squirming rather uncomfortably and got really bored because they weren’t used to being the supporting cast.
It was fascinating to feel their discomfort [and] to discuss it with them afterward, when they said, “It’s boring to play the girl role!” And I said, “Yeah. Yeah. You think? Welcome to our world!
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The shoes worn by Princess Diana on her wedding day … the satin brocade low-heeled courts are decorated with a loveheart motif, and embroidered with lace and pearls.