This year's International Women's Day celebration would fall on Thursday, March 8, on the theme: "Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women's lives".
Commenting on the significance of IWD, Nicola Dibb, executive director and founder of Women in Social Housing (WISH) said: "Campaigns such as International Women's Day are hugely important for highlighting gender disparity and the very real struggles that many women face in the workplace".
Take a Selfie visually showing your #PressForProgress Pose to create thunderclap to get IWD and #PressForProgress trending, and the social conversation started.
Of course, the commemoration of International Women's Day is also used as an advocacy platform - to advocate for change in issues, situations, systems and structures that hinder women's advancement in our society. Last year's theme, #BeBoldforchange was adopted by the USA Women's Hockey Team to rally for equal pay.
This year's themes are essential for the observance and celebration of all Liberians which can be achieved with the collective participation of women and men, boys and girls, as well as other marginalized groups.
"It is unacceptable for women to face abuse, violence and injustice just due to their gender". The women in Russian Federation observed the day on the last Sunday of February.
To mark women's advancement, Reclaim the Agenda has compiled, with funding from the Heritage Lottery fund, a website and booklet called A Century of Women, focussing on women from each decade from 1900 to 2000.
You can check the International Women's Day Events page where you can search for your city and country.
"We are at a pivotal moment for women's rights".
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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 August 1910, it was proposed in the "women's office" of the Socialist Democratic party of Germany that every year, International Women's Day be observed. This annual event celebrates women's achievements the world over and encourages societies to push forward toward gender equality and female empowerment.
Participants carry a placard "No! for Abortion ban" as they take part in a Women's March in Warsaw, Poland, on March 4, 2018.
"We lead the industry in our representation of women in presenter roles on many of our programs and we work hard to ensure our audiences hear these voices every day".
A blizzard warning issued by the National Weather Service expired Friday, but a storm warning remains in effect until 10 a.m. Armed with shovels and their gloves, the rescue crew worked to dig the man out of what could have been a fatal situation.
CMU athletic director Michael Alford said in a release that the game will be rescheduled, with details still to be determined. Police are now responding to gunshots that were fired on the fourth floor of Campbell Hall at Central Michigan University .
Like it or not, haters, it sounds like there's a good chance Lesnar (5-3 MMA , 4-3 UFC ) is going to fight in the UFC again. Paul Heyman tweeted that he and Lesnar "fully intend to honor our contractual obligations" and will appear at the event.
Now new evidence has surfaced suggesting that the new " Call of Duty " title does exist and it may officially be revealed soon. Players are scouring Redwood Snow for clues about the next game, but it doesn't appear they've found anything substantial yet.
Crude oil prices slipped into negative territory during the previous session on anticipation of swelling US crude oil inventories. Producers are sticking to the cuts and an involuntary drop in Venezuelan output has further boosted compliance.
It's been over five years since Ichiro Suzuki last wore No. 51 for the Seattle Mariners , but that is reportedly about to change . The Marlins declined to pick up a $2 million contract option and bought him out for $500,000, making him a free agent.
The retail giant also is re-outfitting a dozen Sam's Club stores into distribution centers for Walmart's online grocery business. The company said it was also selling rotisserie chicken meals in flavors like Thai curry chicken or chicken fried rice.
Cris "Cyborg" Justino also defended her featherweight title with a first-round stoppage of Yana Kunitskaya . With a title shot for the victor , Edgar and Ortega entered the octagon with a lot on the line.
Uber Unveils Service for Healthcare Customers
With both Uber and Lyft, health care providers use a custom desktop platform that allows them to schedule multiple rides at once. The functionality will provide an easier way for patients without access to transportation to make it to doctors' appointments.
European Union bid to counter U.S. move
What's more likely is that higher priced steel and aluminum will disrupt established supply chains, harming dependent industries . The analysis came a day after Trump surprised seemingly everyone with specific, imminent tariffs on the materials.
Michigan upends Michigan State to reach Big Ten final
Purdue had one last gasp when Alan Eldridge sank an National Basketball Association three-pointer to make it 70-65 with 1:30 left. Tony Carr poured in 25 points for the second straight night and found Josh Reaves for a game-winning layup with 3.1 seconds left.
NASA weather satellite launched for Western US
An on-board thruster then will be used to put the weather station in a circular orbit 22,300 miles above the equator. The launch was managed by the National administration oceanic and atmospheric administration ( NOAA ) and NASA .
LL Bean to stop selling rifles to anyone under 21
When asked whether there is a chance the company will reverse its position on the newly announced ban, Stack replied, "Never". On the other side of the state Wednesday, a religious group plans to host a blessing ceremony for couples with AR-15 rifles.
Dollar falls to two-week low vs
That could force faster rate increases which could trigger another recession, hurting the most vulnerable segments the most . Traders boosted bets the central bank will squeeze in a fourth rate increase this year following the remarks.