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More Than Just One Day: Keeping Up The Momentum Of International Women’s Day  HuffPost

Employees are demanding we move the needle on gender equity — it's up to leaders to make it a reality.

Women's Center to celebrate International Women's Day  MSU Reporter

Maria Ly Staff Writer. Minnesota State University, Mankato's Women Center plans to celebrate International Women's Day today with an entertaining set of ...

Portland's Pretty: International Women's Day - Portland's Pretty  The Portland Mercury

When a couple of friends from Wieden+Kennedy came to me looking for models for an International Women's Day passion project called “Inner Feminine,” ...

St. Thomas students and faculty gather to celebrate International Women's Day  Tommie Media

Students and staff gathered in the Anderson Student Center's Hearth room to hear the St. Thomas community share their stories in celebration of International ...

Strikes, mass protests mark global International Women’s Day  Workers World

International Working Women's Day was founded in 1910 at an International Women's Socialist Conference in Copenhagen to strengthen global solidarity ...

International Women's Day Fashion Show  Bronx Times

In honor of International Women's Day, Crotona-based fashion designer Chuks Collins partnered with Women Women Tech to celebrate fashion and female ...

Local businesses support International Women's Day  santabarbarafamilylife.com

Santa Barbara-based companies Deckers Brands, Ontraport, and ShelterBox USA recently co-hosted the second annual International Women's Day.

March has International Women's Day | News, Sports, Jobs  Parkersburg News

March is a very busy month with March 8 set aside for the celebration of “International Women's Day.” Well, ladies we are getting up in the world I guess…

Valencia’s International Women’s Day Breakfast  Valencia Voice

On Friday, March 8th, the world celebrated International Women's Day, a day in recognition of all women and their achievements of peace. The Valencia College ...

Full house: Yellow Springs Celebrates International Women's Day  Yellow Springs News

“Yellow Springs Celebrates International Women's Day” was held Friday, March 8, at a Yellow Springs residence. The evening featured art and art-making, food ...

On International Women's Day, ADRA Romania, through “Casa ADRA,” celebrates a decade of fighting domestic violence  Adventist News Network

The women housed at the “Emergency Center for Victims of Domestic Violence”, or “Casa ADRA, ” were in for a surprise when president of the Adventist.

Mattel Celebrates International Women's Day With Barbie Activation  PSFK

In an effort to reinforce Barbie as an empowering icon for girls, the Mattel brand launched a New York popup store and global social media campaign for IWD.

Rasmea Odeh banned from International Women's Day event in Berlin following Israeli pressure  Mondoweiss

Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh was banned from speaking at an event marking International Women's Day in Berlin and faces the imminent threat of ...

GFA-supported Workers Make a Difference on International Women's Day  MissionsBox

ASIA — Gospel for Asia-supported workers observed International Women's Day across Asia on March 8 by providing women with opportunities that will help ...

International Women's Day hosts poster presentation  Cleveland Daily Banner

Lee University recently held a poster presentation in celebration of International Women's Day. Forty-seven posters on topics pertaining to women's issues were ...

Lifeline Hellas Humanitarian Dinner on Occasion of International Women's Day  The National Herald

ATHENS – The Lifeline Hellas Humanitarian Organization held a Humanitarian Dinner on the occasion of International Women's Day in aid of the State ...

Third annual lucheon held for International women's day  The Bulletin

Sixteen women attended the international women's day empowerment lunch on Friday, March 8.

Inspirational speakers at Relocate's International Women's Day lunch | Magazine  Re:locate Magazine

Relocate Global hosted their Think Women International Women's Day Celebration with inspirational speakers on the topics of art, charity, diversity and role ...

International Women's Day Art Installation brings empowerment and information to audiences  The Post

Artwork in mediums of every kind covered the walls of Ohio University's Baker Ballroom on Tuesday in an installation that sought to inspire, inform and influence ...

Zensar announces sponsorship of the International Women's Hackathon 2019  Equity Bulls

Zensar, a leading digital solutions and technology services company that specializes in partnering with global organizations across industries on their Digital ...

Reader letter: Annual Women's Enterprise Skills Training gala deserves applause  Windsor Star

The Board of Directors of WEST (Women's Enterprise Skills Training) are to be commended for setting the standard in presenting the 2019 International ...

Land Rover steers toward women with urban-focused campaign  Marketing Dive

Land Rover launched a global campaign for its 2020 Range Rover Evoque vehicle targeting a younger, urban and more female demographic, according to a ...

The Internet Just Found A Never-Before-Seen Video Of Meghan Markle In India  The Cheat Sheet

Meghan Markle has always had a heart for advocacy and charity. Now, the internet has just unearthed a never-before-seen video of the duchess in India.

Who Cares About Kenyan Women?  Human Rights Watch

Kenyan media has recently been awash with reports of gruesome killings of women. So far in 2019, dozens of women have reportedly been killed by their ...

The Real Enemy of Pakistani Women Is Not Men  The New York Times

KARACHI, Pakistan — On International Women's Day in Pakistan last month, thousands of exuberant young feminists staged their second Aurat (women's) ...

Socialist Spanish Govt. Wants To Abolish Prostitution: ‘One Of The Worst Forms Of Violence Against Women’  The Daily Caller

Spain's socialist PSOE party pledged to abolish prostitution in a series of measures appealing to female voters.

YWCA to host 34th Annual Women of Achievement Awards  WWAY NewsChannel 3

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)– International Women's Day is Wednesday May 8th, and to celebrate the YWCA Lower Cape Fear will be hosting the 34th Annual ...

International Women's Day 2019 theme is #BalanceforBetter: Here's what you need to know  USA TODAY

BalanceforBetter is the theme for this year's International Women's Day, which is observed each year on March 8.

Time 100 List Reveals Slots are For Sale  TooFab

It is considered one of the most prestigious lists in the world. But it turns out slots on the Time 100 are for sale this year, with the sponsored inclusion of Jane ...

Why International Women’s Day Isn’t Going Away  The New York Times

For all the progress women have made, they are still a long way from true equality.

Soccer star Abby Wambach's rallying cry for women: "We are the wolves"  CBS News

The retired soccer star speaks with Norah O'Donnell in the "CBS This Morning" podcast.

Berlin Marks International Women's Day As A Public Holiday For The First Time  NPR

Residents of Berlin are off work after the region's government made March 8 a public holiday. International Women's Day goes back to German rights advocate ...

The taboo-busting women of Chinese film  BBC News

The untold stories of Japan and China's extraordinary female filmmakers are finally coming to light. Harriet Constable finds out how – and why now.

How did Diageo's Jane Walker make it into the Time 100?  More About Advertising

It's good news that advertising is represented in Time's 100 Most Influential People of 2019, but kind of strange that it's an illustrated character whose.

Happy International Women’s Day! Have a Sticker  The New York Times

Congratulations — Friday is International Women's Day! As a woman, you must be so pleased to be recognized. In this day and age, when everything is so ...

International Women's Day 2019: How Celebs Are Paying Tribute to Women Everywhere  PEOPLE.com

From Gisele Bündchen to Kristen Bell, take a look at how these stars are celebrating the women in their lives and those across the globe.

International Women's Day 2019: How McDonald's, Budweiser and Old Navy marked the day  USA TODAY

Old Navy took to the sky to share its International Women's Day message. Lyft is celebrating Women's History Month with a deal.

Miss Wales pageant entry rules 'not fit for 21st Century'  BBC News

Entry rules for the Miss Wales pageant are "outdated" and breach the Equality Act, it has been claimed. Sarah Sweeney, of the Women's Equality Network (WEN) ...

International Women's Day  Forbes

International Women's Day (IWD), which is observed annually on March 8, is gaining recognition as an important worldwide celebration. It acknowledges ...

When reality surpasses the law: Reform to the public administration procurement and contracting law (lacap) with a view of increasing the inclusion of msmes in state contracting  Lexology

Starting a business is an act that involves determination and effort, this is often overshadowed by the lack of opportunities or rigorous processes…

Ahead of Another Election, Feminism Is at the Center of Spain’s Fractured Politics  World Politics Review

For the past two years, millions of women and men across Spain have taken part in a general strike and protest to mark International Women’s Day, ...

IWD quotes - inspiring sayings from International Women's Day  CNN

In honor of International Women's Day, we've rounded up a collection of inspiring quotes from powerful women.

6 Facts About International Women's Day  Mental Floss

For more than 100 years, March 8th has marked what has come to be known as International Women's Day in countries around the world.

Google Celebrates International Women's Day 2019 With 13 Quotes and Doodles  Fortune

Here are the women being honored by Google Doodle for International Women's Day 2019.

International Women's Day | Images from around the world  Los Angeles Times

PHOTOS: Women around the world shouted their demands for equality, respect and empowerment Friday to mark International Women's Day. Here's a look at ...

For International Women’s Day, here are 7 of history’s greatest women-led protests  The Washington Post

International Women's Day has been around for more than a century, but it has picked up steam in recent years, thanks to its preeminent hashtagability.

Government of Canada announces funding for women's organizations in Manitoba  Canada NewsWire

Eleven organizations across Manitoba are receiving funding to ensure women's and Indigenous organizations can continue providing essential supports to ...

Gap, Lyft, Barbie and Bud: Here's what brands are doing for International Women's Day  CNBC

International Women's Day is a chance for firms to highlight the gender equality work they're doing. This year many are pushing staff initiatives and charitable ...

10 Inspiring Quotes From Female Leaders On International Women's Day  Forbes

On International Women's Day, ten female leaders share how they've cultivated the confidence to chart their own paths.

Indian lawyers in TIME's list of 100 most influential people  Business Standard

The TIME magazine in its list of 100 most influential people of 2019 has included two Indian women lawyers -- Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju -- who ...

15 Empowering Quotes to Celebrate International Women's Day 2019  GoodHousekeeping.com

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8, and this year's theme is #BalanceForBetter, calling for a gender-balanced world. Celebrate this ...

'Break through glass ceiling, girls!' - Metro News  The Star Online

WOMEN and girls are encouraged to break the glass ceiling in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and achieve different positions in ...

Today Is International Women's Day. Here Are 5 Meaningful Ways to Show Your Appreciation  Inc.

Today is International Women's Day. Most people will celebrate by shouting out women they admire and respect. Others will give tokens of appreciation like ...

Happy International Women’s Day, From Mark Ruffalo  The Cut

In a video posted to Twitter, Mark Ruffalo wished a happy International Women's Day to women across the world. To which we say, thank YOU, Mark Ruffalo.

Subtle Celebration Suggestions for International Women’s Day  The Cut

It's International Women's Day, which means that brands have brought out their stunty celebrations in full force. We rounded up some actionable ways to show ...

Meghan Markle's masterclass in maternity style  Vogue Australia

Vogue recaps the six key points that have defined the ever-stylish Duchess of Sussex's fashion choices during her pregnancy.

23 ways to support International Women’s Day when you shop online today  INSIDER

These female-founded companies should always be on your radar for the innovative products they offer, but especially on International Women's Day.

How these companies are celebrating International Women's Day - Bizwomen  The Business Journals

International Women's Day is Friday, March 8. Here's how some companies and organizations are celebrating the event — and the surrounding month.

The Best Celebrity Instagrams from International Women's Day 2019  HarpersBAZAAR.com

Take a look at how all of the celebrities, fashion designers, and influencers are celebrating International Women's Day 2019.

Women highlight 10 point agenda on redirecting Nigeria’s future  Vanguard

The International Women's Day has come and gone, yet the memories still linger especially the Vanguard International Women's Day Round Table that took ...

International Women’s Day leads Miley Cyrus, Emma Watson, other celebrities to share words of empowerment  Fox News

In light of International Women's Day, some of the world's most-recognized names -- ranging from Emma Watson, to David Beckham, to Pope Francis -- have ...

Celebrate International Women's Day by Amplifying Women  ATD

What are you doing to celebrate International Women's Day (IWD)? IWD has been celebrated on March 8 for more than a century, with the first IWD gathering in ...

Serena Williams on International Women’s Day: ‘We Must Band Together to Fight for What’s Fair'  Fortune

Tennis icon and SurveyMonkey board member Serena Williams writes about her priorities on International Women's Day.

International Women's Day 2019: US women's soccer team sues over discrimination - as it happened  The Guardian

Follow all the news and developments as people mark International Women's Day around the world.

Celebrating International Women's Day in Iowa City  Iowa City Press Citizen

Friday, March 8, is International Women's Day (IWD), an observance started in 1911 to advance women's full participation in society. It is a global day to ...

16 Inspiring Trips To Celebrate International Women's Day  Forbes

With International Women's Day just around the corner, here are a handful of trips to put on your radar.

Help Me Spend My International Women's Day Allowance  TheStranger.com

How should I spend my International Women's Day winnings?

Oprah, Gayle King defend Duchess Meghan against gossip: 'She's being portrayed unfairly'  USA TODAY

Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King are defending Meghan Markle against rumors about her character, calling the Duchess "graceful" and "warm."

International Women's Day in Ethiopia | UNAIDS  UNAIDS

The UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibé, celebrated International Women's Day in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at an event organized by the Ministry for ...

Go Purple for International Women's Day With This Celeb Outfit Inspo  Entertainment Tonight

Girl power is in full force, and we are very here for it. This year, International Women's Day is being celebrated on Friday, and while there is a myriad of ways to ...

How Alibaba Group helped transform International Women's Day in China  AdAge.com

Alibaba Group and other companies have transformed International Women's Day in China; they call it 'Queen's Day,' and they made it an occasion to shop.

Women speak out with poetry in celebration of International Women's Day  The Daily Tar Heel

Visual artist Nancy Smith stands by her painting "From the Depths of the Earth" in her home studio on Saturday, March 2, 2019. Nancy's paintings, which were ...

Five Ways to Celebrate Females on International Women's Day  D Magazine

International Women's Day is this Friday, March 8. But what does that mean exactly? Well, there's an official website with a hashtag (#BalanceforBetter), ...

Five beauty brands to shop on International Women's Day  PhillyVoice.com

Happy International Women's Day! Some of your favorite beauty brands are showing support for women today by donating 100 percent of proceeds from ...

Disney World has a full day of feminist festivities planned for International Women's Day  USA TODAY

Walt Disney World in Florida is gearing up to celebrate International Women's Day on Friday, honoring many of its most beloved characters.

International Working Women’s Day sharpens holiday’s political message  The Mercury News

Click here if you are having trouble viewing the slideshow on a mobile device. A day after celebrities and corporations — from Stephen Curry to Google to ...

Presidential Message on International Women's Day, 2019  Whitehouse.gov

On International Women's Day, we honor women worldwide for their role in strengthening our communities, families, governments, and businesses.

International Women’s Day Has Its Roots In Socialist Feminism  Rolling Stone

Who we are as individuals fuels our collective success. In honor of #IWD2019, we're sharing the many perspectives at American Express that create a dynamic, ...

International Women's Day, SXSW Conference and Festivals, 'Captain Marvel': 5 things to know Friday  USA TODAY

Trump to visit with Alabama tornado survivors, 'Captain Marvel' hits theaters, world observes International Women's Day and more things to start your Friday ...

International Women's Day Sparks Demonstrations, Celebrations Across Globe  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Rallies, marches and celebrations are held on March 8, 2019 to mark International Women's Day. This year, women demonstrated under the theme ...

How 18 Hollywood-Loved Brands Celebrate International Women's Day  Hollywood Reporter

Labels including L'Occitane, Violet Grey, Lafayette 148, Mignonne Gavigan, AMO denim, Old Navy, Kayu, The Better Skin Co., Yensa beauty and STATE Bags ...

Lady Gaga, Hillary Clinton honor their heroes for International Women's Day  Los Angeles Times

To celebrate International Women's Day, female celebrities and public figures — from Lady Gaga to Hillary Clinton — honored fellow women across the globe ...

Just Ask Us: Where did International Women's Day come from?  Madison.com

International Women's Day, recognized by the United Nations, was celebrated around the world Friday and has a history dating back more than a century.

Apple International Women's Day Comment Misfire  The Mac Observer

On Thursday, Apple proudly proclaimed that it would be “celebrating International Women's Day throughout March”. It said that it would highlight “the stories and ...

International Women's Day: Pushing for Parity in Power  Council on Foreign Relations

International Women's Day affords an opportunity to reflect on the victories and ongoing struggles faced by women around the world. This year, there is much to ...

Apple honors female coders and creators for International Women's Day  Apple Newsroom

Apple is celebrating International Women's Day throughout March by expanding learning opportunities for young women and highlighting female creators.

VITI: Celebrating International Women's Day provides important visibility for women's issues  University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

The value of International Women's Day is in the momentary spotlight it places on women's issues and women's voices.

To All the Mediocre Women Out There  The Cut

Happy International Women's Day to all women. Not just the queens and icons and girl bosses, but to the lazy, the underwhelming.

10 Ways To Celebrate International Women's Day  DCist

Drink beers from women-owned breweries, learn from female business owners around town, and more as the District celebrates International Women's Day on ...

International Women's Day 2019: Cyclists, Teen Activists And Other Change-Makers : Goats and Soda  NPR

For International Women's Day, we're spotlighting women and movements that have made an impact around the globe.

5 Ways to Show Your Support on International Women's Day  Mental Floss

On March 8, we celebrate International Women's Day—a global holiday that honors the accomplishments of women throughout history and aims to promote ...

24 Memes & Tweets To Share On International Women's Day 2019  Bustle

As we get closer and closer to 2019's International Women's Day, which falls on Friday, March 8, it's time to start thinking about how you're going to celebrate the ...

International Women's Day: 5 women leaders from South Knoxville making an impact  Knoxville News Sentinel

As we continue to celebrate achievements of women on International Women's Day let's acknowledge who are setting precedents right here in Knoxville.

Our Top Stories For International Women's Day 2019  Forward

In honor of International Women's Day, we here at the Forward are taking a moment to look back at the reporting and commentary on Jewish women's issues ...

20 International Women's Day 2019 Instagram Captions To Post In Honor Of The Holiday  Bustle

Every year on March 8, communities and organizations join together to to recognize International Women's Day — a celebration of all the amazing women ...

In Russia, International Women's Day means something totally different  ABC News

In the United States and many other countries, International Women's Day is seen as a chance to demand equal rights and justice, but in Russia, it has taken on ...

On International Women's Day, World Relief Celebrates 4 Million Women And Girls Served  Forbes

International Women's Day is an opportunity to celebrate and honor the achievements of women around the world. World Relief, a non-profit organization, has ...

What to Celebrate—and Mourn—This International Women's Day  The Nation

Flowers and cards are placed on the ground in tribute to women killed by their partners, marking International Women's Day in Bucharest, Romania, on March 8, ...

International Women's Day is March 8  Portsmouth Daily Times

Right now is a great and important time in history to do everything possible to help forge a more gender-balanced world. Women have come a long way,

Pregnant Duchess Meghan feels 'embryonic kicking of feminism' on International Women's Day  USA TODAY

Is it "political" to declare yourself a proud feminist if you're a British royal? On Friday, the pregnant Duchess Meghan got to let her feminist flag fly at a King's ...

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