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It was held as part of International Women's Day and featured workshops and extensive discussions on how women could up their game to become more assertive and competitive and gain the recognition they deserve in the world of business. So whether you honor today by wearing red or purple, supporting women-owned businesses, giving flowers to a female friend or hashtagging the heck out of your social media feeds, you'll be part of an global movement pushing for equality for women everywhere.
As Witherspoon encouraged the women in the room to think about how they could help the woman next to them, her fellow panellist Danai Gurira told her story of seeing her own struggles reflected in women she has now met across the world.
2018's theme is #PressforProgress.
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However, the sisters preferred Hollister's offer as it was more at $15.5 million and they had a stronger bond with her. The "Firework" singer previous year won a legal battle against two nuns and restaurateur Dana Hollister .
In Hollywood, many top-earning actresses have called attention to women's issues in the modern age, especially in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the ensuing #MeToo and #TimesUp movements.
March 8th marked the day when the world commemorated International Women's Day, hopefully, this time with more determination than ever to fully and absolutely empower women by ensuring them equal opportunities and rights, and ending all forms of discrimination against girls and women.
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN under-secretary-general, said in a statement that the "gathering of strength among women" that is happening right now has to be a tipping point.
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Kumar, according to the police official, was a member of a hard-line Hindu group called the Sanatan Sanstha. He was also at the Sanstha headquarters in Goa for several days previous year for a conference.
By 1917, these intermittent women's protests had settled on a date, March 8th, and female textile workers began a demonstration on that day in Petrograd that many recognize as the beginning of the Russian Revolution.
You can celebrate International Women's Day, well, everywhere.
You can find a global list of anti-trafficking organizationsat CNN's Freedom Project. Last year, Facebook hosted a 24-hour livestream with female entrepreneurs, policy makers, and leaders.
In March 2017, the U.N. Women also decried the gender pay gap the "biggest robbery in history".
R Street urges Congress to overturn President Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs
Unswayed by warnings of a trade war from representatives of his own party, economists, and heads of government and state, U.S. Steel tariffs of 25 per cent on "foreign steel" were announced by American President Donald Trump this afternoon.
"So excited and honored to be at the @unitednations today on #IWD2018 to talk with activists & leaders about women's rights!" On an average, women are paid almost 23 percent lower than men and in countries like Turkey, the gap can be as much as 75 percent.