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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


CNN

International Women's Day: What you need to know
CNN
Washington (CNN) International Women's Day is set to take place on Wednesday, March 8, an annual marker that aims to bring attention to women's accomplishments and obstacles. But this year, the day comes amid an already contentious political ...
International Women's Day 2017: 5 women changing their world for the betterWashington Post
International Women's Day 2017: protests, activism and a strike – as it happenedThe Guardian
International Women's Day 2017: Women Serve, Women Solve, Women LeadHuffington Post
TIME -Philly.com (blog) -Women's March on Washington
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The FADER

Motivation From International Women's Day 2017
The FADER
Motivation From International Women's Day 2017 Vintage poster by the radical feminist art collective See Red Women's Workshop, who operated in London from 1974-1990. See Red Women's Workshop / seeredwomensworkshop.wordpress.com.



WJTV

The Latest on International Women's Day 2017
WJTV
The government headquarters is illuminated in purple and fuchsia to mark International Women's Day, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein). PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Latest on International Women's Day events ...

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Marking International Women's Day 2017
Enough Project (blog)
Like many around the globe, women across crisis zones in east and central Africa are subject to sexual and gender-based violence. In the Democratic Republic of Congo particularly, SGBV is a disturbing feature of the country's decades-long conflict as ...



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 ...
Embrace Ambition | Tory Burch FoundationTory Burch Foundation

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The Independent

International Women's Day 2017: Six women to thank every time you fly
The Independent
International Women's Day 2017: Six women to thank every time you fly. Thought aviation was a man's world? Think again. These six women transformed the way you fly today. Cynthia Drescher; Wednesday 8 March 2017 11:15 GMT ...



The Independent

International Women's Day 2017: Russian prisons expected to hold dance and beauty contests
The Independent
Russian women may have been at the forefront of the country's 1917 revolution, but almost a century on, female prisoners are expected to perform dances and take part in beauty contests to celebrate International Women's Day. The convicts put on the ...
The women's protest that sparked the Russian RevolutionThe Guardian

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NATO HQ (press release)

International Women's Day at NATO: #BeBoldForChange
NATO HQ (press release)
Various events took place at NATO Headquarters to celebrate International Women's Day (8 March) and to raise awareness of gender perspectives and the principles of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

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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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Doctors Without Borders

International Women's Day 2017: Safe Delivery Care in Afghanistan
Doctors Without Borders
On International Women's Day 2017, Doctors Without Borders/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 ...

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