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International Business Times

National Women's Equality Day: 13 Inspiring Quotes From Famous Females On 19th ...
International Business Times
Y., sponsored a joint resolution of Congress requesting that the anniversary of the amendment's certification be observed as Women's Equality Day. It was also set up to "call attention to women's continuing efforts toward full equality," according to ...
Women's Equality Day is 95 years strongJournal Review
Abbott: LNP smashes the glass ceiling for women1:36The Australian

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International Business Times

'Look like a girl … think like a man': Bic causes outrage on national women's day
The Guardian
The post was eventually deleted as commentators expressed disgust. “Look like a girl?' Because the infantilisation of women and the sexualisation of children is exactly the kind of blurred line we need!”, read one, the Sunday Times in Johannesburg ...
Bic South Africa Sexist National Women's Day Ad? Pen Maker Slammed On Social ...International Business Times
Bic issues apology for 'think like a man' Women's Day postTimes LIVE
South Africa sends mixed messages to women, even on National Women's DayPRI

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Middle East Eye

UAE celebrates first Emirati Women's Day
Middle East Eye
Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairperson of the General Women's Union, said the day would specifically “celebrate the women in military who abandoned comfort and luxury to carry the nation's responsibility on their shoulders”. “These models of women ...
Emirati Women's Day to honour mothers of fallenThe National
Achievers speak about Emirati Women's Daygulfnews.com
Influential Emirati women celebrate Emirati Women's DayYahoo! Maktoob News
Gulf Today
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Yahoo News

Greek judge appointed caretaker PM ahead of elections
Yahoo News
Popular Unity leader Panagiotis Lafazanis - whose rebel far-left faction broke away from Tsipras's Syriza party last week, taking a sixth of its lawmakers with him - used his three days to air his anti-bailout message before handing back the mandate on ...
Supreme Court Judge to Be Sworn in as Greek Prime MinisterteleSUR English
Greece names first woman as caretaker PM ahead of snap voteDaily News & Analysis
Who Is Vassiliki Thanou? New Interim Greek Prime Minister Is First Woman To ...International Business Times
Jakarta Globe
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Katie Piper shares image of Disney Princess acid attack victims on Instagram
Alexsandro Palombo revealed the images, alongside the hashtag #StopAcidAttack, ahead of International Women's Day in March earlier this year. At the time, he said that he hoped the images would raise awareness about the global fight against the ...

The Borneo Post

Fatimah mulls Women's Day for rural women
The Borneo Post
The International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. In Malaysia it is celebrated at the national-level on Sept 24 while Sarawak marks the day on Oct 17. Meanwhile, Fatimah said the theme for this year's celebration is 'Make it happen' as ...


Court Orders Montreal Cops to Pay Anarchist $15000 for Wrongful Arrest
On a frigid March day eight years ago, Singh was arrested during an International Women's Day demonstration. While walking with the group of protesters he was identified by Mercier and arrested, allegedly for violating the conditions of release for a ...
2 Montreal police officers ordered to pay $15000 to activist Jaggi SinghCBC.ca
Montreal police officers fined for 'unethical' arrest of activistGlobalnews.ca
Activist Jaggi Singh awarded $15000 for unlawful arrest by Montreal police in 2007Montreal Gazette

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The Guardian

No need for International Women's Day? What world do you live in?
The Guardian
memes clogging up your Facebook feed, March 8th is International Women's Day. As part of this every woman, man and corporate organisation seems to organise an event to celebrate and applaud women's success. I've been to a few in the last week or so ...
Why International Women's Day 2015 is an hour shorter this yearTelegraph.co.uk
The socialist roots of International Women's DayAl Jazeera America
International Women's Day marches around the world call for an end to sexual ...Globalnews.ca
Huffington Post UK -BBC News
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10 Things That Are Still A Work in Progress For Women In 2015
Only, THERE IS. This year, comedian Richard Herring spent his International Women's Day tediously telling an assload of embittered people on Twitter who felt that IWD was 'sexist' that yes, there is an International Men's Day, so don't worry. It's in ...

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The Independent

International Women's Day Shows Awareness Is Not Enough
This year, International Women's Day is themed “Make It Happen,” a much-needed call to get cracking on some of the biggest issues for women around the world. It's a message echoed by Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, who ...
International Women's Day: If you want to celebrate women then give us true ...The Independent
On International Women's Day, let's ask men why progress towards equality is ...New Statesman
International Women's Day: 5 Fast Facts You Need to KnowHeavy.com
U.S. News & World Report (blog) -UN News Centre -World Bank Group
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