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President Johnson Marks International Women’s Day 2024

“If all of the women in this world would understand the concept that they could lift where we stand, if we empower them through freedom of religion and belief to do so, I’m confident that we really can change the world,” said Relief Society General President Camille N. Johnson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. President Johnson gave her remarks after addressing the European Union Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, this week in anticipation of International Women’s Day.

“We can achieve what no government can: a sisterhood — a global sisterhood of peacemakers,” she said.

“On this International Women’s Day, let us celebrate the contributions of women like Mary Magdalene, who have shaped our spiritual landscape and continue to inspire us with their remarkable courage and devotion," said President Johnson on Church social media channels.


"May their stories empower us to uplift women’s voices, offer relief to those who are suffering, and continue through their examples to be beacons of love and understanding as disciples of Jesus Christ," she added.

International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on March 8 every year. The Relief Society is one of the largest women's organizations in the world.

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