Celebrating International Women's Day with girl power
11 March, 2018, 01:11 | Author: Carla Brady
Organizations worldwide are celebrating International Women's Day to recognize accomplishments of women and girls around the world.
The small company of 40 employees is proud to share that 43% of its workforce is made up of women and furthermore 50% of their management team. The group's community relations and volunteer manager, Brittany Yelverton, said working with young girls to build confidence sets them up for success down the road.
The origins of the observance date back to February 28, 1909 in New York City when the Socialist Party of America organized a "National Woman's Day" to bring attention to gender equality issues in the United States.
This year's International Women's Day was marked with rallies across the world as women came out in huge numbers to stand in solidarity with each other and to simply celebrate the power of being a woman.
UN Women representative M Alison McLean making a presentation at the seminar organised for International Women's Day by WPortfolio in collaboration with the Bureau of Gender Affairs and the National Organisation of Women.
This year, the social media hashtag #PressforProgress is the rallying call to create gender parity around the globe.
As the first woman laywer in Papua New Guinea and the first woman to hold the position of the Secretary General to the Pacific Island Forum, Taylor said gender equality and women's representation in Legislature is low in the Pacific.
"We need WOW because women and men are still not equal in society, and around the world", said Maricka Oglesby. When institutions and people talk about empowerment and development, rural women are forgotten, yet they play a pivotal role in ensuring that the activism and voices are counted and heard when it mattered the most. 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. Our campaign began after Trump reinstated the Global Gag Rule in January 2017, and we have spent the a year ago advocating for the Global HER (Health, Empowerment, and Rights) Act.
After a telephone call with Turnbull on Friday, Trump tweeted: "Spoke to PM @ TurnbullMalcolm of Australia". Turnbull soon replied with his own tweet, saying Australia had "no closer ally" than the US.
While the rest of the country prepares for Daylight Saving Time on March 11th, Florida is willing to stay there all year round. Lawmakers in Florida are exhausted of the whole "fall back" and "spring forward" rigamarole.
Acquiring Landry has likely changed those plans and the Browns can address a multitude of other needs. But letting Landry leave in the prime of his career could be one of the franchise's biggest blunders.
US citizens are warned not to travel to five Mexican states including Colima, Guerrero, Michoacán, Sinaloa, and Tamaulipas. It warns that some areas are experiencing violent crime such as homicide, kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery.
Under World Trade Organization rules, such counter-measures have to be in place within 90 days of the US tariffs entering force. Canada and Mexico will be exempt from the tariffs initially, and Australia is optimistic that it too will gain exemption.
Shkreli, known for his arrogant persona, broke down into tears and told the courtroom not to feel sorry for him. Its essence is instead about "repeated breaches of trust" and "repeated lies to his investors".
Bannon was forced out of the White House in August and returned to Breitbart , where he had been executive chairman since 2012. Jean-Marie Le Pen also is to be scratched from the party's books along with his title of honorary president-for-life.
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.
European Union to host US, Japan on steel as US tariffs loom
South Korea, the third largest steel exporter to the United States and a strategic ally on the Korean peninsula, called for calm. She did not say what level of tariffs the European Union would set, leaving it unclear what the economic impact would be.
Explore Google Maps with Mario Kart on MAR10 Day
Furthermore, Nintendo announced that Super Mario Run's one-time payment will be at half price starting today until March 25, 2018. It appears that the Mario Day Easter egg has already begun to roll out to everyone, so expect to see it on your app soon.
Salisbury spy investigation: Army called in
To recall, 21 people sought medical treatment after the poisoning of former GRU Colonel Sergey Skripal and his daughter Yuliya. Rudd visited several of the sites cordoned off by investigators before heading to Salisbury District Hospital.
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 .