Across the Commonwealth, women are leading the way in sport, art and business.
At GC2018, they will take centre stage as they inspire the next generation of leaders. And for the first time, there will be an equal number of medal events for men and women.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, be inspired by some of the leading ladies of the Games.
Growing up in the Arua District in the West Nile of Uganda, Peace Prosocvia’s parents couldn’t afford to pay her education fees. Against their wishes, she left home to go to the city and now she’s the captain of the Ugandan netball team, is studying a Masters degree in marketing and is an incredible role model for women in Uganda and around the world.
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