10 'Leading Ladies' to celebrate on International Women's Day
10 'Leading Ladies' to celebrate on International Women's Day
Everything you need to know about International Women's Day
11 March, 2018, 01:10
International Women's day is observed every year on March 8 and it is observed around the world. Surely, we have able women to fill high posts on par with men if not even better, and all that is missing is the political will to put them on an equal pedestal. No one government, NGO, charity, corporation, academic institution, women's network or media hub is exclusively responsible for International Women's Day. Sexual harassment, violence and discrimination against women have captured headlines and public discourse, propelled by a rising determination for change. The Minister of the Status of Women Maryam Monsef, took the opportunity of International Women's Day to announce the creation of the Canadian Private Sector Gender Equality Leadership Project. If you're out there marching already, great! As a deacon, he worked at a women's federal prison in California, a ministry which, he says, significantly affected the way he sees the role of women in the Church. As the U.S. National Security Strategy has asserted, governments that fail to treat women equally do not allow their societies to reach their full potential.
"Gender equality is enshrined in countless laws, and harmful practices like female genital mutilation and child marriage have been outlawed in many countries". Using the hashtag #PressforProgress, women around the world have been demanding parity within their respective industries and schools.
Bridge for Equity believes that the theme for this year's International Women's Day, PressForProgress, is timely and relevant.
Guterres noted that we still lived in a male dominated world with male dominated culture but warned that until power is fairly shared, the world will remain out of balance.
"As a mum of two teenage daughters, I think it's crucial that we grab every opportunity we can to inspire the next generation", Julie Levy, a captain at the airline, said in the statement. We need to realise that gender equality is no longer relative, but must be absolute.
"We are certain that through the implementation of the 25 IOC Gender Equality Recommendations, we as the Olympic Movement - athletes, officials, commissions, federations and executives - can take real steps to enact effective change together", IOC President Thomas Bach said.
Reports have suggested Neymar is unsettled at PSG, with Madrid regularly linked to a move for the forward since he left LaLiga. In late January, media reports said that Neymar would join Real if he helped PSG win the 2017/2018 Champions League.
Locally, the Union County office of the American Red Cross has a supply of smoke alarms available without charge. Low-Income Households - Many low-income families are unable to afford batteries for their smoke alarms.
A video immediately went viral when the horse did exactly what one would expect a horse to do in a loud and packed nightclub. A FURIOUS horse threw a scantily-clad dancer off its back as she attempted to ride it around the dance floor of a nightclub.
To say what's followed in the weeks since the latest mass shooting in the United States has alarmed me would be an understatement. While the bill won't please all sides, Scott said he was proud of the collaborative process that occurred to make it happen.
French sports daily L'Equipe reported Friday that Chelsea coach Antonio Conte is being lined up to replace Emery. This summer is also a rare opportunity to preempt another European giant in snaring the coveted South American.
Likewise, American tourists are being told to avoid travel to the area with a "Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution" alert. Why? That incident came about a week after an explosive device detonated on another ferry, injuring several passengers.
Russian Federation is fighting a new Cold War against Britain which people need to be aware of, an MP has warned. Ms Rudd is visiting Salisbury , where they were exposed to a nerve agent in an "outrageous" attack on Sunday.
Le Pen told French television on Friday that a name change was needed to show the FN had grown up and become "adult". She bowed out of politics after her aunt's presidential defeat, but is expected to come back in a new role.
Joe Schmidt admitted the 20-point winning margin was harsh on Scotland and skipper John Barclay agreed his side were hard done by. Ulster flyer Stockdale went over twice, however, the second on the stroke of halftime as Ireland went in 14-3 ahead.
Raptors halt Rockets' 17-game winning streak
A season-high 22 points from Jae Crowder saw the Utah Jazz produce a dominant fourth quarter and beat the Memphis Grizzlies 95-78. Toronto trailed by 17 in the second quarter but was able to outlast Blake Griffin and the Pistons in a back-and-forth thriller.
Local schools planning for Wednesday walkouts
Hall County Schools Superintendent Will Schofield said administrators have discussed the issue with school leadership. Elsewhere across the nation, school districts have taken a different approach.
Duterte 'Needs Psychiatric Evaluation' - UN Human Rights Head
This move, therefore, only reinforces the classification that the CPP-NPA is a terrorist group,"Roque said Saturday afternoon". Zeid and other United Nations rights officials have focused significant attention on Duterte's controversial drug war .
Israel Shoots Dead Palestinian in West Bank
Avraham Binyamin, a Yitzhar spokesman, said two Palestinians were seen approaching Yitzhar with a "burning object". Last Tuesday, the Israeli settlers attacked the Palestinian village of Madama, to the South of Nablus.
Man City v Basel: 5 things we learned
We just passed for ourselves and that is not football". "I am very proud and happy with the team, in hard circumstances they produced a really good performance", he told reporters.
Turkey's Armed Forces at 4 kilometers from Syria's Afrin center
Ankara said it might also extend its aggression further east to Manbij unless the PYD/PKK leaves the strategically located city. The military intervention came after the U.S. said it would set up a 30,000-strong militant border force at Turkish doorstep.
Hockey: England 1 Australia 2
Their hardwork bore fruit when they won a penalty corner with Lee Cole giving his team the shock lead in the 42nd minute. India began the third quarter with a penalty in the 32nd minute.
Alexa's new 'Follow-Up Mode' listens for more commands
Amazon warns that the feature will not work when your Echo device is playing music, books, or you're on a call through the device. For example, the "follow-up mode" works only when Alexa is sure that the second command is not a mere background noise.