The UN said the activism and advocacy of women from generations were now bearing fruits, adding "time is now" to transform global push for women's rights into action. "Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals means progress for all women, everywhere", he stressed. At least 71% of human trafficking victims, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, are women and girls, who are usually sold into marriage or sexual slavery. And through the Overseas Private Investment Corporation's new "2X Women's Initiative", we are mobilizing $1 billion for investment into projects that support women in emerging markets.
True to the global theme of #PressForProgress, the girls debated the equality question with one of the participants arguing that "we can be women at home, but at work, we are equal to men".
"Access to justice remains an issue too".
"We are lacking recognition as female musicians as advertising seems to be going our male counterparts all the time". Women want real equality, full power sharing and the elimination of all forms of discrimination across the board. Cases like these are left out and are a cause of concern to the stakeholders' council. Founded in January 2014, WE is a non-profit organization that brings together 4,000 members, including women and men, in chapters in major financial centers across the United States, Canada, EMEA and Asia Pacific to further the careers of women by leveraging our collective skill and ambition. The International Interior Design Association (IIDA)'s 2016 survey reported that 69 percent of design practitioners are women (out of 87,000), but only 25 percent of those women are firm principals.
Artists are invited by Semiahmoo Arts to submit a maximum of three works of arts celebrating International Women's Day and/or advocates for gender parity. "We are no longer going to be mistreated, or discriminated against, or paid less money".
Unlike the last Senate election in 2015, lawmakers were prohibited from taking their phones into the assemblies during the vote. The ECP had given all controlling officers powers of magistrate who can suspend the electoral process in case of irregularity.
The Disney film also stars Michael Peña , Chris Pine , Bellamy Young, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Zach Galifianakis and Levi Miller . This is hardly a passive, by-the-numbers checklist of plot points, the fate of most YA books translated to the big screen.
There will be seven other very good teams-maybe four of them will be from England, which doesn't make to easier, to be honest. Manchester City will contest a Champions League quarter-final after beating FC Basel in the last 16.
And, lastly, the Nokia 8 Pro might make an earlier appearance with the Nokia 9 expected to launch in September (around IFA 2018?). HMD Global's big MWC 2018 event saw the arrival of 5 new phones, none of which were the long-awaited Nokia 9 .
Still, the EIA's total domestic crude production figure hit a fresh weekly record at 10.369 million barrels a day for last week. As of 1633 GMT, front month West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were lower by 0.76% at $62.10 a barrel on the ICE.
Opposition leaders from the BJP and JDS have already shamed the congress government for bringing down law and order of the place. The supposed culprit has been named as, Tejas Sharma, and according to some reports he was facing inquiry in multiple cases.
The hospital may waive the cost of future procedures and treatments for the patients affected, according to WKYC. All of the samples have been moved to another storage tank that's being monitored by staff around the clock.
This means that users will be able to play the game with their friends regardless of which device they're playing on. It will require a bit of a higher-end device, but it will offer the exact same game as on other platforms.
The Centre is agreeable to even that provided a mechanism is worked out, he told reporters at his office here. Naidu also said to have spoken to his party's senior leaders, MPs, state Ministers and took the decision.
Could your name join Nasa's mission to touch the sun?
Bottom line: NASA's Parker Solar Probe - launching summer 2018 - will travel closer to the sun than any spacecraft yet. The rocket speed is so quick, at its nearest approach it will go at roughly 430,000 miles per hour .
Kansas loses Udoka Azubuike for Big 12 Tournament
Both teams continued their late-season collapses by losing early in their respective conference tournaments. Location is next, and since the Wildcats are a tenth seed in this situation, that location is mostly luck.
India tightens curbs on trade with North Korea
In his New Year's address - which began the diplomatic dance - he declared the development of the state nuclear force "complete". Chung will visit China and Russian Federation after returning from the USA , while Suh will head to Japan to brief officials.
Kevin Love Opens Up About In-Game Panic Attack
He reveals that it was a panic attack that led to his abrupt departure from the November 5th game against the Atlanta Hawks . Erin Ayala affirms Love's show of strength was a risk, but one that inspires change in the way we all frame mental illness.
Brahminical Forces Dread Periyar and Lenin
He said the statue was set up a year ago in Belonia, South Tripura's district headquarters, around 90km from Agartala. Why? Why BJP hates Lenin so much? He has even spoken to Home Minister Rajnath Singh regarding such deplorable acts.
Tulsa Walmart among stores serving up new dinner kit options
Walmart's grocery business faced stepped-up competition when Amazon acquired Whole Foods a year ago for almost $14 billion. Although several other retailers have tried the meal kit option, a lot of them haven't succeeded in this business venture.