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International Women's Day announcements

  • Vodafone launches powerful #ConnectedSheCan campaign
    Supporting International Women's Day and showing strong commitment to gender equality, Vodafone leads when it comes to gender diversity and equality in the workplace and connecting women to reach their full potential. Vodafone has launched a programme to recruit career-break women and will hire 1,000 people worldwide in frontline and managerial roles. The Connect campaign also aims to provide 50-million women in developing countries with phones and access to technology, which will help them start businesses, access information to further their careers and access healthcare.
  • Western Union says #TheRaceIsOn
    Education has the power to change women's lives, and moving money helps fuel this change. Western Union is collaborating with International Women's Day once again to support and champion a bolder generation of women through education. We at Western Union believe good things happen when money moves, and moving money to fund women's education is hugely important. Knowledge and skills empower girls and women, helping to unlock true potential.
  • Avon donates nearly £2 million to counter domestic violence
    Avon marks International Women's Day with the Avon Foundation's most significant contribution yet to tackling domestic abuse in support of the #BeBoldForChange initiative. The Avon Foundation is donating nearly £2 million to provide practical help, advice and support for women in need.

Latest International Women's Day 2017 news


The Guardian

International Women's Day 2017: protests, activism and a strike – as it happened
The Guardian
So what next? If you're one of our readers in the US, you can sign up for our freshly launched newsletter tracking the progress of the resistance on feminism and beyond. Or join the Guardian US Facebook community. To keep up with the week in patriarchy ...
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Forbes

International Women's Day 2017: Wall Street Meets 'The Fearless Girl'
Forbes
Wall Street meets "The Fearless Girl". An artistic bronze sculpture installation facing the "Charging Bull". The fusion of finance and art is not something unusual in today's world. It's also common to see art used as a creative tool to attract ...
Fearless little girl stares down iconic Wall Street Charging Bull in show of defiance for International Women's DayMirror.co.uk
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Hollywood Reporter

How Fashion Folks Are Celebrating International Women's Day
Hollywood Reporter
Tory Burch's #EmbraceAmbition campaign and Mara Hoffman's women's photo series are just a few examples. Tory Burch. Courtesy of Tory Burch. For International Women's Day on March 8, designers are celebrating with limited-edition pieces, photo series ...

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Huffington Post

International Women's Day 2017: A Time for Action
Huffington Post
Today, on International Women's Day, we celebrate the critical progress made toward advancing the economic future of adolescent girls and young women and we recommit ourselves to expanding their access to education, health care, and jobs.
On International Women's Day UNAIDS is urging countries to stop 1 million women and girls from becoming infected ...UNAIDS (press release)

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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

International Women's Day 2017: Safe delivery care in Afghanistan
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
On International Women's Day 2017, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) celebrates the women of Afghanistan, and highlights the dangers they face during pregnancy and childbirth. Afghanistan remains one of the most dangerous places in the world to give ...

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The Guardian

Wear red, down tools and buy local for International Women's Day
The Guardian
International Women's Day 2017: protests, activism and a strike – as it happened. Live global coverage of International Women's Day 2017 as events took place around the world to mark the ongoing fight for equality. Published: 8 Mar 2017. International ...
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The Independent

International Women's Day 2017: Historians predict what the future holds
The Independent
President Donald Trump, who once said he would "grab" women by the "p****", is in the White House and the unpredictable outcome of the Brexit vote and the EU laws which protect women mean that some fear that their hard-won rights may be under threat.

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Parade

International Women's Day 2017 Deals
Parade
March 8 is International Women's Day. The day is supposed to be about, as the event's website says, “celebrat[ing] the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women.” International Women's Day is also designed to raise awareness of how ...

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The Independent

On International Women's Day, to those who say we live in a post-feminist society, get real
The Independent
To those who believe we are living in a post-feminist society: I wish you had been there when the boys at school were looking at Page 3 in the back of the classroom, casually rating the girls' against those on the page. I wish you had been there every ...

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Mic

International Women's Day 2017: Everything to know ahead of March 8
Mic
International Women's Day is an annual march recognizing women around the world. According to the United Nations, International Women's Day first began in just the United States in 1909 as National Woman's Day on Feb. 28. The day, designated by the ...
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