The theme for this year's UN-backed day that is being marked across the world today is "Press for Progress". 'We celebrate women's achievements, past & present, & pledge to empower women to reach their full economic potential for generations to come.
We analysed and compared two sectors: first, care and health, which is dominated by women, and then the ICT sector, where there are plenty of employment opportunities and a demand for skilled workers.
The World Economic Forum previous year ranked France 11th out of 144 countries for gender equality but a dismal 129th for wage equality for similar work.
While many people and organizations recognize and celebrated International Women's Day Thursday, there are women in Williams Lake who quietly but consistently volunteer to make a positive difference in the lives of girls in Williams Lake every day. Today, we have a female to male employees' ratio of 1:2 and we are taking key steps to increase the number of women in our employ, especially those in leadership positions.
"The scope of women's day celebration cannot be precisely defined as the deeds done by women can never be summed up". We are superwomen! All ages, shapes, sizes, walks of life.I am sending my biggest hug to you. "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.
All women crew to run Hyderabad's Vidyanagar MMTS station
The assistant loco pilot, guard, travelling ticket examiners (TTEs) and RPF security personnel were all women. In July 2017, Matunga station became the first station in the country to be run by a team of 41 women.
Countries to Sign Trans Pacific Trade Deal in Chile
Signed yesterday (8 March ) in Chile, the landmark move was made on the same day US President Donald Trump signed tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.
Suspect in Clinton police officer's killing was ex-convict
Michael would've been a fresh face at the department when Morton made a decision to take the VA job in Kansas City. He attended Knob Noster High School and later studied at University of Central Missouri.
A US government initiative created by former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, Let Girls Learn aims to help young women go to school, obtain an education and build the "confidence to break the cycle of poverty, raise healthier families, and help build their communities".
Ana-Christina Grohnert, a member of the EY management board, confesses that that fulfilment of the quota in the supervisory boards is proof that women are not being held back by their competence, but rather the companies' lack of willingness to hire them.
'Melanie - I don't know where to begin, ' tweeted one angry user. I wish you greater empathy and compassion'.
Understandably, Donald Trump received the biggest backlash of all, with Twitter users taking to social media to highlight how he is perpetuating the very problem, with Ed Krassenstein tweeting, 'Melania needs a lot of courage to live with you...well sorta.
International Women's Day is a global event that commemorates the women's rights movement and brings attention to issues such as sexism and discrimination against women.