This International Women’s Day felt like a somewhat muted affair, given the atrocities taking place in Ukraine. I’m not a fan of ‘girl boss’ feminism anyway, which has historically looked more like a bunch of well-groomed white women practicing the famous Tory partner conference power pose than anything else.
So if the ongoing crisis made LinkedIn luvvies think twice about posting about ‘the sisterhood’ then all the better. Many companies still couldn’t help themselves though. The great work of the Gender Pay Gap Bot on Twitter soon took a pin to the fancy graphics many businesses, including several law firms, had cooked up for social media.