International Women's Day is just a couple of days away, but before women everywhere put on their purple to show their support March 8, here are three things you should know about the its history and this year's theme #pressforprogress. Today, on International Women's Day, my optimism is fueled by the energy, tenacity, strength, and courage exhibited by the women and girls I have met who are demanding a better, fairer, more equal world.
The motive behind observing this day is to provide information to the people about women rights and highlight their importance in the society.
Violence against women and children is a "crime against humanity", President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, marking March 8 International Women's Day.
Renault, the number One European automotive brand in India, is celebrating the International Women's Day with zeal and enthusiasm for their remarkable achievements in diverse spheres of life.
It found that while sexual harassment is seen as the top equality issue facing women globally, in Britain it is only the second most important issue - with equal pay seen as more significant.
"It is unacceptable for women to face abuse, violence and injustice just due to their gender".
We at the United State of Women have spent the past year traveling across the country to cities such as Chicago, Atlanta, Nashville, San Francisco and Los Angeles, working with local partners to galvanize thousands of women to lead change in their own communities.
TDP to quit NDA, Gajapathi Raju and YS Chowdary to resign: Naidu
TDP leaders have been vociferous over the special category status issue since Jaitley presented the Budget on February 1. This was made amply clear by Finance Minister Arun Jaitely who reiterated the Centre's commitment to the state.
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She quote tweeted the viral tweet and was shocked her orthodontist exposed her like this and that he has a Tumblr . The fan, named Sophia, talked about her orthodontist and the hilarious incident in an interview with Teen Vogue .
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The European Commission is committed to stopping violence against women - in 2017 alone it made €15 million available to 12 national authorities and 32 grass roots projects aimed at preventing and combating violence against women. During their last summit in October 2017, the leaders of India and the European Union reiterated the importance they attach to human rights cooperation, including gender equality and women empowerment in all spheres of life.
International Women's Day 2018 theme is "Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women's lives". "Let's all collaborate to accelerate gender parity, so our collective action powers equality worldwide.", also added to the official site. Well, women are telling us.
For many the answer is a no brainer, but there will be some who will question it. Yet, on nearly every measure of development, because of deep seated gender inequalities and discrimination, rural women fare worse than rural men or urban women, it said.
The study is the largest of its kind in Australia, examining the promotion prospects and confidence levels of more than 7500 working men and women across Australia. In 1913 finally, March 8 was finally selected and ever since this day is celebrated as IWD.
This rally and subsequent march through Downtown Manhattan begins at 4 p.m.in Washington Square Park to encourage "women and their allies to strike from all labor, both paid an unpaid for one hour". The theme for 2018 is #PressforProgress.
There is still much work to be done to come close to achieving gender equality for the women and men of the Pacific.