International cringefest day. Ah, International Women's Day, a chance to recognise the amazing progress already brought about by women around the world, and to identify and rail against the many maddening areas in which no progress has been made at all. A chance for companies that otherwise feed off and reinforce unhealthy ideas of what it is to be a woman to share a Beyonce quote and make their banner pink -- you know, the way ladies like. Please set your mouth to wince and your toes to curl as we share our favourite International Women's Day cringefests:
1. One tipster got in contact to tell us she was asked to speak at corporate sponsored International Women's Day event that was unpaid, and offered no childcare. Perfect.