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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


Feminism in India (blog)

Watch: Women In Delhi March On International Women's Day 2017
Feminism in India (blog)
This International Women's Day, we came together in solidarity to celebrate our progress and to resist the patriarchal, casteist, communal and regressive forces that are operating with utter impunity in our country. The march was organized by a ...



Dhaka Tribune

Bangladeshi advert on International Women's Day grabs world's attention
Dhaka Tribune
The commercial of Bangladeshi brand Jui Coconut Oil was produced marking International Women's Day-2017. Directed by Ashutosh Sujan, the key model in the advert is Shahnaj Sumi. Ashutosh has said: “I am delighted that the commercial has gone viral ...



Stuff.co.nz

Anne Hathaway sees Colossal as both weird and relatable
Stuff.co.nz
Anne Hathaway, pictured during the International Women's Day 2017 at the United Nations, knows all about the haters. "Some of the addicts I know are the most alive people I know, and I think that translates really well in these stories," Hathaway says.

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UPI.com

Anne Hathaway, James Corden sing rom-com soundtrack on 'Late Late Show'
UPI.com
Anne Hathaway speaks at an event in observance of International Women's Day 2017 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on March 8. Hathaway teamed up with James Corden Thursday to sing 12 songs that make up a rom-com soundtrack on ...

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BGR India

Earth Day 2017: Google Doodle sends an important message about ...
BGR India
Google has also shared a set of simple tips on how to preserve the environment. - Earth Day 2017: Google Doodle sends an important message about climate ...
Earth Day 2017 - GoogleGoogle

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The Guardian

Anne Hathaway: I regret not trusting female directors
The Guardian
Anne Hathaway speaking during at United Nations Headquarters on International Women's Day 2017. Anne Hathaway speaking at the UN Headquarters on International Women's Day 2017. Photograph: Mike Coppola/Getty Images. Anne Hathaway ...
Anne Hathaway regrets 'not trusting' past director because she was a womanABC News
Anne Hathaway says she regrets doubting 'One Day' director because she was a woman - YouTubeYouTube

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The Kathmandu Post

EC urges all parties to ensure women's participation in polls ...
The Kathmandu Post
The Election Commission has urged all the political parties to ensure women's participation in important positions of the local federal units during the elections ...

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Reading Chronicle

Smart Works Reading raises thousands on International Women's Day
Reading Chronicle
CYCLING enthusiasts came together to celebrate International Women's Day 2017 and raise money for a good cause. Smart Works Reading welcomed more than 60 teams from across the UK to cycle 500 miles in a five-day challenge. Hundreds of women in ...



Money Magazine

4 Inspiring Stories of Equal Pay Fights in the Last Year
Money Magazine
170403-gender-equity-prime-minister-iceland-bjarni-benediktsson Prime Minister of Iceland Bjarni Benediktsson speaks during an observance of the International Women's Day 2017 at the United Nations in New York, March 8, 2017. Shannon Stapleton— ...
Equal Pay Day - National Committee on Pay EquityNational Committee on Pay Equity
The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Spring 2017): AAUWAAUW
America's Women and the Wage Gap - National Partnership for Women & FamiliesNational Partnership for Women & Families

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Forbes

'Fearless Girl': State Street Global Advisors' CMO On The Rationale, The Controversy And What's Next
Forbes
A small bronze sculpture of a little girl in a defiant pose has garnered enormous worldwide attention since it first appeared in early March on the eve of International Women's Day on Wall Street. “Fearless Girl” stands facing iconic sculpture ...