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

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"We celebrate today the power of activism to bring change for all women, their solidarity and the sisterhood of humanity", added the senior United Nations official.

Today across America, media outlets, businesses, government officials, and schools are celebrating a Communist holiday.

Elsewhere in the world, The Institute of Designers in Ireland, the country's largest design association, is launching the new initiative "Why Design" in conjunction with International Women's Day, to raise awareness about the gender gap among Ireland's design professionals. Happy International Women's Day everyone!

To Press for Progress is to encourage women and girls to pursue STEM education; at a time when studies have shown that only 28% of girls are into STEM.

2018's theme is #PressforProgress.

The Liberal government is devoting almost $860,000 to a project that could end up creating a certification system to let Canadians know how well companies are doing when it comes to gender equality. People, she added, are supportive of a lot of the basic goals of feminism, for women to live safe, empowered and well-educated lives and to be able to fulfil their dreams.

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"The International Women's Day should not just be spent celebrating the achievements of women, and womanhood or merely discussing the myriads of women-related challenges, but should be a day, among many, spent to proffer sustainable and practical solutions to these challenges that have held a great number of women back from political and economic expression and evolution", Christiana said. Two years later, the United Nations General Assembly invited states to proclaim March 8 as the UN Day for women's rights and world peace.

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We have to remain persistent, Fr Luke says, and ensure that qualified women are considered and hired when employment opportunities open up. You can find International Women's Day events near you on their site.

But this year they tried something different: Taking part in an unprecedented national strike. The year before, Emma Watson debuted a new emoji for the #HeForShe campaign.

Twitter users also criticized Trump for failing to forcefully speak out against her father's misbehavior toward women. Progress can not be made without action, and we can not declare victory until we have collectively secured equality for women in every single corner of the world.

International Women's Day organizers are very clear: The day is for everyone. "The day belongs to all groups collectively everywhere", IWD writes on its website.