How Are Local Women Being Empowered On International Women's Day?

Mar 10, 2018, 01:38
How Are Local Women Being Empowered On International Women's Day?

The UN said the activism and advocacy of women from generations were now bearing fruits, adding "time is now" to transform global push for women's rights into action.

Have you noticed a lot of ladies in red today?

It looks like International Women's Day will roll on as folks everywhere continue to celebrate our women, appreciating their wonder, strength, and courage.

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To measure the world's progress toward gender equality, the World Economic Forum (WEF) created the Global Gender Gap Index a decade ago. These t-shirts have hashtags or slogans on them that are inspired by the whole movement of International Women's Day such as #BeBoldForChange or #ADayWithoutAWoman. Next month, they will host the WOW - Women of the World - one day Festival.

On the occasion of the International Women's Day, several thousand Croatians took to the streets of Zagreb on Thursday evening, demanding the ratification of The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul convention), the right to abortion and gender equality.

Another posted: 'Ivanka, your hypocrisy and lack of awareness are pitiful.

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A USA government initiative created by former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, Let Girls Learn aims to help young women go to school, obtain an education and build the "confidence to break the cycle of poverty, raise healthier families, and help build their communities". You just make a fool of yourself with every fake tweet about caring for women, or anybody but your money'.

International Women's Day (IWD) has been observed since the early 1900's - a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies. It also flipped the arches at one restaurant in Lynwood, California.

The MEPs were speaking at a discussion held on 2 March entitled "Women in Politics and Women in the Media", which was hosted by European Parliament Office in Malta and the University of Malta's Gender Studies department. The Austin brewery, co-founded by Suzy Shaffer and her husband Jeff, has several women in leadership roles.

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People also pointed out she doesn't practice what she's trying to preach and highlighted the fact that her factories are accused of women's rights violations. I stand amazed and stunned at how you try to keep up this act'. On #internationalwomensday I call for our president to apologise to all the women he has hurt!'

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