Gender Ministry hosts free International Women's Day Concert

Demonstrators gather in front of the American embassy in London in 2017

"Individually, we're one drop but together we're an ocean".

"We know that gender parity won't happen overnight".

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". We are working closely with countries around the world to prevent and address sexual exploitation and abuse by staff in peacekeeping missions, and to support victims.

The Women of India Inc. survey showed that 69 percent employees of India Inc. feel that gender parity needs to be a top priority for their organisations; yet only 10 percent organisations have a robust gender diversity programme. According to the IWD website, "It is a strong call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive".

Equality for women is, in the long run, good for both men and women's advancement. History about IWD says it first emerged from the activities of labour movements at the turn of the 20th Century in North America and across Europe.

ABC ME will host an International Women's Day collection including Advice to My 12-Year-Old Self, Girls Change the World - The Activism Film, Get My Job and My Life - What's A Girl.

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Later that year, 100 women from 17 countries gathered to formally establish International Women's Day, which was first marked in 1911 when more than a million people rallied in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland for a women's rights to vote and work without discrimination. Just imagine what Parliament would be like with more women who are known to make wise and balanced decisions. Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women still seek justice. "Women's empowerment in the business sector in Georgia has been impressive in the last couple of years". We have women who work blue-collar, in banking and the Stock markets. She added today's woman is independent and self-reliant in every respect and is capable of doing everything.

The beauty of International Women's Day lies in the fact that it is not limited to any particular group or any one cause.

"We, as a part of a civilization where women and men are considered as two sides of a coin, are against all kinds of sexist approaches".

Every year, Equal Pay Day marks the day when women stop earning relative to men because of the gender pay gap.

The project will launch at the SLA Gallery (307 W. 30th St., 3rd floor) at 6:30 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring a picture of the most influential heroine in their life for a "Wall of Honor" and a piece of writing they can read for a two-minute open mic. Let's make that happen as we PressforProgress.

Recalling countries' legal commitments to the right to education for girls and women through global treaties, it focuses on three: the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), the Convention against Discrimination in Education (CADE), and the worldwide Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR).

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