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St. Thomas students and faculty gather to celebrate International Women's Day  Tommie Media

Students and staff gathered in the Anderson Student Center's Hearth room to hear the St. Thomas community share their stories in celebration of International ...


More Than Just One Day: Keeping Up The Momentum Of International Women’s Day  HuffPost

Employees are demanding we move the needle on gender equity — it's up to leaders to make it a reality.


Portland's Pretty: International Women's Day - Portland's Pretty  The Portland Mercury

When a couple of friends from Wieden+Kennedy came to me looking for models for an International Women's Day passion project called “Inner Feminine,” ...


Strikes, mass protests mark global International Women’s Day  Workers World

International Working Women's Day was founded in 1910 at an International Women's Socialist Conference in Copenhagen to strengthen global solidarity ...


International Women's Day Art Installation brings empowerment and information to audiences  The Post

Artwork in mediums of every kind covered the walls of Ohio University's Baker Ballroom on Tuesday in an installation that sought to inspire, inform and influence ...


On International Women's Day, ADRA Romania, through “Casa ADRA,” celebrates a decade of fighting domestic violence  Adventist News Network

The women housed at the “Emergency Center for Victims of Domestic Violence”, or “Casa ADRA, ” were in for a surprise when president of the Adventist.


Rasmea Odeh banned from International Women's Day event in Berlin following Israeli pressure  Mondoweiss

Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh was banned from speaking at an event marking International Women's Day in Berlin and faces the imminent threat of ...


International Women's Day hosts poster presentation  Cleveland Daily Banner

Lee University recently held a poster presentation in celebration of International Women's Day. Forty-seven posters on topics pertaining to women's issues were ...


Lost Pup Finds New Life As Humanitarian Mascot In Refugee Camp  KPCW

Cox's Bazar, a town in Bangladesh, has become the headquarters for the massive humanitarian operation to support the nearly 1 million Rohingya.


VIDEO : Feminism becomes one of the main topics in Spanish election campaigns  euronews

VIDEO : Following the strike and mass protests seen nationwide during the International Women's Day in March, left-wing parties are calling for women's rights ...


GAIA, WiiN host special International Women’s Day dinner  Guardian Nigeria

GAIA and Women Inspiring Impact Network (WiiN), founded by Towun Candide-Johnson and Folashade Ambrose-Medebem, recently hosted a special ...


Sexual violence is rife in war zones. We must take action.  The Washington Post

Heiko Maas is foreign minister of Germany. Angelina Jolie is co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative. For more than 70 years, ...


Honouring International Women’s Day, OyeGifts Adds New Gifts To Its Collection  openPR

OyeGifts, a leading online gifts delivery portal, celebrates International Women's Day 2019 by expanding its line of gifts in the honour of all women across the ...


Spanish general election result could hinge on female voters  Euronews English

With Spain's election happening next Sunday, a poll shows 60% of undecided voters are women which has some parties vying for their vote.


World's first multinational company is certified globally for equal pay  The CEO Magazine

In March this year, leading tobacco company Philip Morris International became the first multinational corporation in the world to achieve global ...


New video of Meghan Markle on humanitarian trip in 2017 released: Watch!  AOL

Meghan Markle has been a longtime advocate of women's and girls' rights, as seen in footage of a trip she took to India in 2017.


International Women's Day 2019 theme is #BalanceforBetter: Here's what you need to know  USA TODAY

BalanceforBetter is the theme for this year's International Women's Day, which is observed each year on March 8.


News Alyssa Healy optimistic about growing opportunities for young girls 23 Apr 19  International Cricket Council

Australia wicket-keeper batter Alyssa Healy believes that the women's game will move towards equal pay as it continues to develop around the world.


Spicing Up Any Instagram Feed - Mon., Apr. 22, 2019  O'Dwyer's PR News

A strong Instagram presence should be a central part of every firm's marketing strategy, but producing a steady stream of *content* is a challenge many agencies ...


Why International Women’s Day Isn’t Going Away  The New York Times

For all the progress women have made, they are still a long way from true equality.


I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar!  The Good Men Project

What if there was no need for International Women's Day?


Berlin Marks International Women's Day As A Public Holiday For The First Time  NPR

Residents of Berlin are off work after the region's government made March 8 a public holiday. International Women's Day goes back to German rights advocate ...


Alyssa Healy 'realistic' about current gender pay gap in cricket | ESPNcricinfo.com  ESPNCricinfo

Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Alyssa Healy has said she understands the reasons for the gender pay gap in cricket but believes the women's game will ...


International Women's Day 2019: How McDonald's, Budweiser and Old Navy marked the day  USA TODAY

Old Navy took to the sky to share its International Women's Day message. Lyft is celebrating Women's History Month with a deal.


International Women's Day  Forbes

International Women's Day (IWD), which is observed annually on March 8, is gaining recognition as an important worldwide celebration. It acknowledges ...


International Women's Day 2019: How Celebs Are Paying Tribute to Women Everywhere  PEOPLE.com

From Gisele Bündchen to Kristen Bell, take a look at how these stars are celebrating the women in their lives and those across the globe.


IWD quotes - inspiring sayings from International Women's Day  CNN

In honor of International Women's Day, we've rounded up a collection of inspiring quotes from powerful women.


Google Celebrates International Women's Day 2019 With 13 Quotes and Doodles  Fortune

Here are the women being honored by Google Doodle for International Women's Day 2019.


International Women's Day | Images from around the world  Los Angeles Times

PHOTOS: Women around the world shouted their demands for equality, respect and empowerment Friday to mark International Women's Day. Here's a look at ...


6 Facts About International Women's Day  Mental Floss

For more than 100 years, March 8th has marked what has come to be known as International Women's Day in countries around the world.


International Women’s Day leads Miley Cyrus, Emma Watson, other celebrities to share words of empowerment  Fox News

In light of International Women's Day, some of the world's most-recognized names -- ranging from Emma Watson, to David Beckham, to Pope Francis -- have ...


Happy International Women’s Day! Have a Sticker  The New York Times

Congratulations — Friday is International Women's Day! As a woman, you must be so pleased to be recognized. In this day and age, when everything is so ...


For International Women’s Day, here are 7 of history’s greatest women-led protests  The Washington Post

International Women's Day has been around for more than a century, but it has picked up steam in recent years, thanks to its preeminent hashtagability.


The Best Celebrity Instagrams from International Women's Day 2019  HarpersBAZAAR.com

Take a look at how all of the celebrities, fashion designers, and influencers are celebrating International Women's Day 2019.


23 ways to support International Women’s Day when you shop online today  INSIDER

These female-founded companies should always be on your radar for the innovative products they offer, but especially on International Women's Day.


15 Empowering Quotes to Celebrate International Women's Day 2019  GoodHousekeeping.com

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8, and this year's theme is #BalanceForBetter, calling for a gender-balanced world. Celebrate this ...


Subtle Celebration Suggestions for International Women’s Day  The Cut

It's International Women's Day, which means that brands have brought out their stunty celebrations in full force. We rounded up some actionable ways to show ...


Gap, Lyft, Barbie and Bud: Here's what brands are doing for International Women's Day  CNBC

International Women's Day is a chance for firms to highlight the gender equality work they're doing. This year many are pushing staff initiatives and charitable ...


Today Is International Women's Day. Here Are 5 Meaningful Ways to Show Your Appreciation  Inc.

Today is International Women's Day. Most people will celebrate by shouting out women they admire and respect. Others will give tokens of appreciation like ...


How these companies are celebrating International Women's Day - Bizwomen  The Business Journals

International Women's Day is Friday, March 8. Here's how some companies and organizations are celebrating the event — and the surrounding month.


Happy International Women’s Day, From Mark Ruffalo  The Cut

In a video posted to Twitter, Mark Ruffalo wished a happy International Women's Day to women across the world. To which we say, thank YOU, Mark Ruffalo.


We’re celebrating all women this Mother’s Day  The New Daily

By participating in the Mother's Day Classic, you will be supporting the 53 women who are diagnosed with breast cancer every day. Now is the time to show.


10 Inspiring Quotes From Female Leaders On International Women's Day  Forbes

On International Women's Day, ten female leaders share how they've cultivated the confidence to chart their own paths.


Celebrate International Women's Day by Amplifying Women  ATD

What are you doing to celebrate International Women's Day (IWD)? IWD has been celebrated on March 8 for more than a century, with the first IWD gathering in ...


16 Inspiring Trips To Celebrate International Women's Day  Forbes

With International Women's Day just around the corner, here are a handful of trips to put on your radar.


Celebrating International Women's Day in Iowa City  Iowa City Press Citizen

Friday, March 8, is International Women's Day (IWD), an observance started in 1911 to advance women's full participation in society. It is a global day to ...


Serena Williams on International Women’s Day: ‘We Must Band Together to Fight for What’s Fair'  Fortune

Tennis icon and SurveyMonkey board member Serena Williams writes about her priorities on International Women's Day.


Help Me Spend My International Women's Day Allowance  TheStranger.com

How should I spend my International Women's Day winnings?


5 Ways to Show Your Support on International Women's Day  Mental Floss

On March 8, we celebrate International Women's Day—a global holiday that honors the accomplishments of women throughout history and aims to promote ...


International Women's Day 2019: US women's soccer team sues over discrimination - as it happened  The Guardian

Follow all the news and developments as people mark International Women's Day around the world.


Go Purple for International Women's Day With This Celeb Outfit Inspo  Entertainment Tonight

Girl power is in full force, and we are very here for it. This year, International Women's Day is being celebrated on Friday, and while there is a myriad of ways to ...


International Women’s Day Has Its Roots In Socialist Feminism  Rolling Stone

Who we are as individuals fuels our collective success. In honor of #IWD2019, we're sharing the many perspectives at American Express that create a dynamic, ...


Barack Obama tweets thread honoring women on International Women's Day  Mashable

For International Women's Day, Barack Obama tweeted an inspiring thread of women leaders.


Just Ask Us: Where did International Women's Day come from?  Madison.com

International Women's Day, recognized by the United Nations, was celebrated around the world Friday and has a history dating back more than a century.


How Alibaba Group helped transform International Women's Day in China  AdAge.com

Alibaba Group and other companies have transformed International Women's Day in China; they call it 'Queen's Day,' and they made it an occasion to shop.


International Women's Day in Ethiopia | UNAIDS  UNAIDS

The UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibé, celebrated International Women's Day in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at an event organized by the Ministry for ...


The shocking rape trial that galvanised Spain's feminists – and the far right  The Guardian

The long read: The 'wolf pack' case inspired widespread anger and protests against sexual assault laws in Spain. But the anti-feminist backlash that followed ...


Presidential Message on International Women's Day, 2019  Whitehouse.gov

On International Women's Day, we honor women worldwide for their role in strengthening our communities, families, governments, and businesses.


How 18 Hollywood-Loved Brands Celebrate International Women's Day  Hollywood Reporter

Labels including L'Occitane, Violet Grey, Lafayette 148, Mignonne Gavigan, AMO denim, Old Navy, Kayu, The Better Skin Co., Yensa beauty and STATE Bags ...


Five Ways to Celebrate Females on International Women's Day  D Magazine

International Women's Day is this Friday, March 8. But what does that mean exactly? Well, there's an official website with a hashtag (#BalanceforBetter), ...


Are Russ and Paola on '90 Day Fiancé' Still Together? Update  Distractify

Since Season 1 of 90 Day Fiancé, viewers have watched as Russ and Paola Mayfield took their relationship from Colombia to Oklahoma to Miami. In fact, the ...


19 International Women’s Day Collections That Celebrate Female Empowerment — Here's What to Buy  PEOPLE.com

It's been nearly a decade since we've first celebrated International Women's Day, which falls on March 8. It's the day we honor the movers and shakers, both past ...


Our Top Stories For International Women's Day 2019  Forward

In honor of International Women's Day, we here at the Forward are taking a moment to look back at the reporting and commentary on Jewish women's issues ...


International Women's Day, SXSW Conference and Festivals, 'Captain Marvel': 5 things to know Friday  USA TODAY

Trump to visit with Alabama tornado survivors, 'Captain Marvel' hits theaters, world observes International Women's Day and more things to start your Friday ...


International Women's Day: Pushing for Parity in Power  Council on Foreign Relations

International Women's Day affords an opportunity to reflect on the victories and ongoing struggles faced by women around the world. This year, there is much to ...


Lady Gaga, Hillary Clinton honor their heroes for International Women's Day  Los Angeles Times

To celebrate International Women's Day, female celebrities and public figures — from Lady Gaga to Hillary Clinton — honored fellow women across the globe ...


Disney World has a full day of feminist festivities planned for International Women's Day  USA TODAY

Walt Disney World in Florida is gearing up to celebrate International Women's Day on Friday, honoring many of its most beloved characters.


Microsoft Reno Celebrates International Women's Day  KOLO

Balance for Better” was the theme for this year's international celebration. Serfontein says when women don't see balance they notice it and when they do they ...


VITI: Celebrating International Women's Day provides important visibility for women's issues  University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

The value of International Women's Day is in the momentary spotlight it places on women's issues and women's voices.


20 International Women's Day 2019 Instagram Captions To Post In Honor Of The Holiday  Bustle

Every year on March 8, communities and organizations join together to to recognize International Women's Day — a celebration of all the amazing women ...


International Women's Day 2019: Cyclists, Teen Activists And Other Change-Makers : Goats and Soda  NPR

For International Women's Day, we're spotlighting women and movements that have made an impact around the globe.


Marking International Women's Day in Western New York  WKBW-TV

ERIE COUNTY, N.Y. (WKBW) — Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz joined Executive Director of the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women ...


24 Memes & Tweets To Share On International Women's Day 2019  Bustle

As we get closer and closer to 2019's International Women's Day, which falls on Friday, March 8, it's time to start thinking about how you're going to celebrate the ...


10 Ways To Celebrate International Women's Day  DCist

Drink beers from women-owned breweries, learn from female business owners around town, and more as the District celebrates International Women's Day on ...


How to participate in the Apple Watch Earth Day Activity Challenge  The Apple Post

Apple has kicked off its annual Earth Day Activity Challenge for Apple Watch users, rewarding those who record a Workout lasting 30 minutes or more with a ...


International Women's Day is March 8  Portsmouth Daily Times

Right now is a great and important time in history to do everything possible to help forge a more gender-balanced world. Women have come a long way,


International Working Women’s Day sharpens holiday’s political message  The Mercury News

Click here if you are having trouble viewing the slideshow on a mobile device. A day after celebrities and corporations — from Stephen Curry to Google to ...


Pregnant Duchess Meghan feels 'embryonic kicking of feminism' on International Women's Day  USA TODAY

Is it "political" to declare yourself a proud feminist if you're a British royal? On Friday, the pregnant Duchess Meghan got to let her feminist flag fly at a King's ...


On International Women's Day, World Relief Celebrates 4 Million Women And Girls Served  Forbes

International Women's Day is an opportunity to celebrate and honor the achievements of women around the world. World Relief, a non-profit organization, has ...


In Russia, International Women's Day means something totally different  ABC News

In the United States and many other countries, International Women's Day is seen as a chance to demand equal rights and justice, but in Russia, it has taken on ...


What to Celebrate—and Mourn—This International Women's Day  The Nation

Flowers and cards are placed on the ground in tribute to women killed by their partners, marking International Women's Day in Bucharest, Romania, on March 8, ...


Apply to the 2019 International Women's Day Summit hosted by Google's Women Techmakers!  Society of Women Engineers

Every March, Google's Women Techmakers program hosts summits in celebration of International Women's Day across the globe. The program features ...


On International Women’s Day, these female journalists and activists are behind bars  The Washington Post

International Women's Day, marked each March 8, is intended to highlight the achievements of women around the world. But even as celebrations take place to ...


International Women's Day Sparks Demonstrations, Celebrations Across Globe  NBC4 Washington

Rallies, marches and celebrations are held on March 8, 2019 to mark International Women's Day. This year, women demonstrated under the theme ...


Berlin declares International Women's Day a public holiday  DW (English)

Berliners will now get a day off on International Women's Day after local parliament declared it a public holiday. The German capital is the only state that ...


Movies to stream on International Women's Day: 15 options that pass the Bechdel test  Newsweek

These are some of the best women-centric movies on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime.


Discover Gallup's Insights on International Women's Day 2019 | Gallup.com  Gallup

Uncover Gallup World Poll data from 142 countries and territories on whether women are treated with respect and dignity.


Happy International Women's Day from Brands, Who Are Definitely Your Friends  Garage

Well, folks, It's International Women's Day once again, the occasion first organized by the 1910 International Socialist Woman's Conference and now honored by ...


International Women's Day: 5 women leaders from South Knoxville making an impact  Knoxville News Sentinel

As we continue to celebrate achievements of women on International Women's Day let's acknowledge who are setting precedents right here in Knoxville.


PrettyLittleThing's International Women's Day Campaign #everyBODYinPLT Is So On Point  Bustle

It is International Women's Day on March 8. Whilst shouting the praises of the amazing women around you is appropriate all year round, I am so here for all of ...


Celebrate International Women's Day With These Beauty Deals  Refinery29

With a record number of women in Congress, women-owned businesses growing 2.5 times faster than the national average, and great minds like that of Melinda ...


Six Female-Driven Celebrity Collaborations to Support on International Women’s Day  Variety

From Kristen Bell to Serena Williams, these celeb-driven collaborations celebrate the power of women speaking up and standing out.


WATCH: ACC Celebrates International Women’s Day 2019  High Post Hoops

We talked to players during the ACC Tournament about what it meant for them to be a woman in sport in celebratory response to International Women's Day.


Tell us: how are you marking International Women's Day 2019?  The Guardian

We'll be telling stories you contribute on 8 March – wherever you are in the world get in touch.


10 Small, Easy Things You Can Do To Make A Difference On International Women's Day  Romper

Mark your calendars: International Women's Day (IWD) is coming up on Friday, March 8, and I can already feel the girl power building. It's a day to not only ...


Celebrate International Women's Day with our stories of inspirational Wisconsin women  Herald Times Reporter

Today is International Women's Day, and we here at USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin want to help inspire you with our collection of stories of women across ...


CARE highlights heroes for International Women's Day - Bizwomen  The Business Journals

The campaign comes ahead of International Women's Day, which is Friday.


Looking for musical ways to celebrate International Women's Day?  Minnesota Public Radio News

The Hook and Ladder Lounge in Minneapolis is hosting an International Women's Day celebration Friday night. Meanwhile, MPR's sister station The Current will ...


Five beauty brands to shop on International Women's Day  PhillyVoice.com

Happy International Women's Day! Some of your favorite beauty brands are showing support for women today by donating 100 percent of proceeds from ...


What to Watch on International Women's Day 2019  TVInsider

To celebrate International Women's Day 2019, which is Friday, March 8, some channels are airing special programming meant to honor women and their ...


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