International Women's Day 2018: What you should know

International Women's Day 2018: What you should know

International Women's Day 2018: What you should know

I cheer on the courageous high school students who are advocating for gun safety. You have held on me when I needed you. Plus, there's indeed a very strong and growing global movement of advocacy, activism and support.

Sheila Flavell, Chief Operating Officer at FDM Group said, "While this report highlights the continuing low numbers of women entering tech careers, we know from our own experience, that women can and do thrive in this sector". Women everywhere stand shoulder to shoulder as we shape our world.

I am working to make sure we also walk the talk when it comes to women in the health workforce. With the support of you, our stakeholders, I am confident that 2018 will serve as yet another memorable instalment of progress, where we didn't just give token recognition to our women, but we were able to positively impact and transform women's lives.

Kaheli Chophy, FBB Colors Femina Miss India Nagaland: 'Forge positive visibility of women because it is the need of the hour. Too many women are still subjected to sexual harassment, sexual abuse and violence.

"In 1990, the world committed to admitting equal numbers of boys and girls into primary school by 2005".

This weekend saw thousands of Londoners from across our city come together to follow in the footsteps of the Suffragettes and Suffragists and march together to Trafalgar Square, in one of the biggest demonstrations of commitment to gender equality in modern times.

Equality for women is, in the long run, good for both men and women's advancement.

But the fight continues. It is a blessing to have a special day for women where they are honoured, awarded and appreciated'. Such inequality, he says, has awful consequences in women's lives, and has impacted his views about women in society and the Church.

The Ministry pointed out that this year alone Israeli authorities arrested dozens of women. Where women face discrimination, we often find practices and beliefs that are detrimental to all.

On the 23, we ask everyone to rally with us through the streets of Charlestown to the Villa Ground, where you will be treated to live and enriching performances with powerful messages and uplifting themes. In accordance with the United Nations, it's a day when females are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political.

"While it is important to continue to promote science, engineering and computer science subjects as a route into technology, we should not disregard the skills developed by graduates on non-STEM degrees which can be transferred into digital roles thus opening up the industry to many more women".

Let us go out and PRESS FOR PROGRESS!

As atrocities against women are on the rise, according to published crime rates from different nations, the need to look back into the history of women's day arises as its relevance remains unchanged.

They have given hope and power to other women, including young girls, who aspire to reach where they have reached and beyond.

Every citizen can be involved in finding solutions to gender inequity-that's what civic engagement is all about.

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