Celebrating International Women's Day Locally


A gender pay gap should not be confused with the concept of equal pay for equal work - it is not a like-for-like comparison of men and women doing the same work.

"Today we come together in recognition of women at home & around the globe". For one day, women danced, sang, marched, and chanted. Call it the 80 percent problem.

Oprah Winfrey goes blonde, Reese Witherspoon becomes a redhead and Mindy Kaling has elaborate braids for the Disney film A Wrinkle in Time, out tomorrow. "And time is up. We are no longer going to be mistreated, or discriminated against, or paid less money".

Nasdaq partnered with the UN Women to host bell ceremonies to raise awareness on the importance of advancing gender equality.

On a visit to a Paris-based property management firm hailed as a model of gender equality, he announced plans to "drastically" increase inspections of companies to ensure they complied with a law requiring equal pay for equal work.

"When boys and girls can do the same thing without being judged", another student said.

"As a stakeholders' council we are happy that we have managed to reach out to women in both marginalised rural areas and towns". "I am proud to say that through the combined efforts of USAID and the HEC, and the many women who stepped up to capitalize on their drive and talent, we exceeded our target", said Pataki.

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Sexism and violence against women - brought into sharp relief by the #Metoo campaign launched after the Harvey Weinstein scandal - dominated the headlines in France on Thursday.

It is alarming to see how Trump chose to be quiet on numerous issues and decisions her father took that effected women in the worst possible ways and she decided to not act against them or even voice her concerns despite being a senior adviser in the White House.

Moreover, I have worked with Congress to enact policies that encourage American women to pursue careers in the global arena.

The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms enshrines equal rights for men and women in Canada. In 1911, International Women's Day was first marked in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland.

"My words of wisdom would have to pertain to the beer industry: don't let anybody say that 'you can't carry that load, that might be too unsafe of a position for you, '" she said.

European affairs and Equality Minister Helena Dalli described gender quotas as a "necessary evil" to be used on for temporary basis in order to create balance at decision-making levels.