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  1. International Women's Day: History, strikes and celebrations  BBC News
  2. International Women's Day 2019 theme is #BalanceforBetter: Here's what you need to know  USA TODAY
  3. International Women's Day 2019: History, theme and importance  NBC News
  4. What to Know About International Women’s Day 2019  PEOPLE.com
  5. What People Are Talking About On International Women's Day 2019  Forbes
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Glaeser & Solis: YouthMappers have contributed to global humanitarian transformation  Alice Echo News-Journal

Maps are more than diagrams that help us navigate from point A to point B; they are windows into the world that allow us to explore exotic places, understand ...

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.

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 ...

'Quash' convictions and release women jailed for protesting against wearing veils in Iran, urge UN rights experts  UN News

Decades-long prison sentences handed down to three women protesting the strictly enforced wearing of veils in Iran, have drawn alarm and condemnation from ...

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

Thank you to everyone who followed our liveblog of International Women's Day. Women around the world staged protests against abortion restrictions and ...

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.

Happy International Women’s Day! Have a Sticker  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 ...

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.

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

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

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), ...

Fighting office sexism in Latin America  BBC News

'So many things need to change': How two women with 'big dreams' created a ranking system measuring gender equality in Latin America's companies.

This week in history: International Women's Day is born  WFAA.com

March 8 marks International Women's Day, a day to recognize the achievement of women and the struggle for equality. The first National Women's Day was ...

U.S. Denounces Sentencing Of Three Iranian Hijab Protesters  Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty

The U.S. State Department has condemned the recent sentencing of three Iranian women, including a mother and daughter, to combined prison terms of 55 ...

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.

Don't give up, Fight the Good Fight  Pravda

Don't give up, Fight the Good Fight. 0 comments 0 share. Don't give up, Fight the Good Fight. 63767.jpeg. The world is a better place because people fight for ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

Did you know that you're supposed to give women flowers on March 8, International Women's Day? Teleflora is on it. What a comedown for a holiday started by ...

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.

Imagine a world with Title IX | Free Press-Courier  The Wellsboro Gazette

I recently had a conversation with a friend who is knowledgeable about Title IX, the landmark legislation that nearly a half century ago, in 1972, banned ...

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.

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.

Watch: A Day in the Life of Women Around the World  ELLE.com

In honor of International Women's Day, ELLE.com asked women from 19 different countries to film one day in their lives.

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 ...

International Women’s Day 2019 is TODAY, but how is it being celebrated?  The Sun

INTERNATIONAL Women's Day is TODAY (March 8), and people all over the world will be celebrating at events organised for the occasion. But what is the day, ...

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.

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 ...

This International Women's Day, Let's Commit To Allyship  Forbes

In the spirit of shifting International Women's Day to include the voice of more women of color, let's look deeply at how we create spaces where women of color ...

E! Transforms to SHE! in Celebration of International Women's Day, in Salute to 'Boss Women'  Newsweek

In celebration of International Women's Day on March 8, E! Network announced Friday it will transform into "SHE!" to salute "boss women." Starting off the ...

Sofia Carson launches Rafiki bracelet in support of education for girls  HOLA! USA

Sofia Carson's latest project is stylish and inspirational. The Disney star partnered with Me to We to launch the Rafiki bracelet in support of education for girls.

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

Draper James, Old Navy, Gap, and many other brands launched capsule collections with T-shirts, totes, hoodies, and accessories to celebrate International ...

Gallery: National International Women's Day  WEAR

You go girls - it's International Women's Day! We want to see how you're rocking out on this awesome day. Send us your pictures or videos showcasing your ...

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.

16 inspiring International Women's Day quotes  CNN

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Watch the Ladies of E! Celebrate International Women's Day!  E! NEWS

Giuliana Rancic, Kristin Cavallari, Busy Philipps and more female stars are crushing it.

International Women's Day: 12 Ways Women Around the World Can Celebrate. Sorta. | Opinion  Newsweek

Knock on a door long enough and eventually a man opens it and says, "What do you want?"

How Agencies Are Celebrating International Women's Day and Women's History Month  Adweek

Even in 2019, women are far too rare of finds in the advertising industry—even more so in C-suite level positions. To encourage the advancement of women in ...

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 ...

International Women's Day 2019, in photos  PoliticalCritique.org

Women across the world were protesting on March 8 on International Women's Day, demanding life without fear, violence, exploitation and oppression, ...

15 Inspiring Quotes To Share On International Women's Day  Bustle

International Women's Day (IWD) falls on March 8 each year with a new agenda and an evolved inspiration. This year, #BalanceforBetter is the theme, which ...

How the world marked International Women's Day  The Local France

Protests, strikes and studies -- people around the globe took action to mark International Women's Day and to push for action to obtain equality.

Exhibition Celebrates the Contribution of Women for International Women’s Day  The Vintage News

A new exhibition in Florence is celebrating the contribution of women in Italian history, in a special event timed to coincide with International Women's Day.

Our Top Stories For International Women's Day 2019  Forward

The Forward's stories on Jewish women's issues - in honor of International Women's Day on March 8th.

Women around the world celebrate International Women's Day 2019  New York Daily News

Women around the world marched through the streets of their cities to call for women's rights on March 8, 2019, known globally as International Women's Day.

Sue Crockford obituary  The Guardian

Film director and producer who documented the women's liberation movement in Britain.

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.

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 Gifts for International Women's Day  Health.com

International Women's Day is March 8th, and we've rounded up the best girl power gifts to give your BFF. Plus, many of these items benefit women's charities.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

How Fashion and Beauty Brands Are Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019  WWD

From panels on female empowerment to capsule collections that support girls, here is what fashion and beauty brands are doing to celebrate International ...

The Best 2019 International Women's Day Merch: Our 10 Picks  Promo Marketing

Happy International Women's Day, everyone! To celebrate this special day, many brands are releasing International Women's Day merch that benefits a good ...

Monireh Arabshahi: I feel like a free bird  NCRI Women's Committee

Monireh Arabshahi was sentenced to 16 years for not covering her hair in a women-only subway train, while distributing flowers on International Women's Day.

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.

International Women's Day 2019: 17 Women Share What Womanhood Means to Them  TeenVogue.com

Find out how these 17 women define womanhood in all its different forms in their own words on International Women's Day.

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 ...

Running in Spain | Laura Luelmo Murder Aftermath  Runner's World

How the senseless murder of 26-year-old Laura Luelmo last December united runners against the country's enduring machismo culture.

Opinion: Imagine a world with Title IX  Sumter Item

I recently had a conversation with a friend who is knowledgeable about Title IX, the landmark legislation that nearly a half century ago, in 1972, banned ...

International Women's Day 2019: The sorry state of women in America's workplaces  CBS News

Women's progress has stalled by many measures, even as boosting equal pay could boost global growth by $28 trillion.

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 ...

How to Honor the Badass Women in Your Life on March 8th (and Beyond)  Bravo

International Women's Day is March 8, 2019, so here are four ways to make your girl squad feel extra appreciated, starting today. By Jen Glantz. International ...

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.

McDonald's is flipping its iconic arches upside down again for International Women's Day  Business Insider

McDonald's is flipping its golden arches again to celebrate International Women's Day.

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,

How a socialist celebration of women became Americanized  The Ohio State University News

On March 8, some Americans will send greeting cards to the important women in their lives to celebrate “International Women's Day.” Little do most of them know ...

Womenomics: the female economy powering global luxury spending  The Drum

In the words of Mao Zedong 'women hold up half the sky'. Not only this but Chinese women now hold up entire industries. In a far cry from outdated stereotypical ...

Special: International Women's Day 2019  KMUW

International Women's Day is Friday, March 8, and KMUW is celebrating with five hours of music. Join Global Village, Strange Currency and Crossroads from 7.

Happy International Women's Day: Let's Celebrate the Women of Bushwick  bushwickdaily.com

International Women's Day is held annually on March 8 to celebrate women's rights and gender equality across the world. Bushwick boasts of many strong ...

International Women's Day: What's left for feminists to fight?  BBC News

Gemma Abbott of Free Periods, Sam Smethers of the Fawcett Society, and writer and activist Nimco Ali on their campaigns.

International Women's Day Hits Close to Home in Denver March 8  Westword

March 8 is International Women's Day, which makes Friday an ideal time to stop by the Center for Colorado Women's History, which opened last March in the ...

Three Women Issued Lengthy Prison Sentences for Peacefully Protesting Iran's Mandatory Hijab Law  International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

Mojgan Keshavarz has been sentenced to 23.6 years in prison while Monireh Arabshahi and her daughter Yasaman Ariyani have each been sentenced to 16 ...

20 Quotes From Women For International Women's Day That'll Inspire You  Elite Daily

Being a woman is truly an amazing thing, and I think we can all agree that we're ready to let that be heard on International Women's Day. If you've somehow ...

International Women’s Day highlights long road to go | Off the Record  Oroville Mercury Register

March 8 was designated as the date to celebrate International Women's Day during the International Conference of Working Women in 1910 by Clara Zetkin of ...

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 ...

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.

Local businesses, leaders honor International Women's Day  KOMO News

All around the world people are celebrating International Women's Day. In countries like Spain, El Salvador and Kenya that meant thousands of people hitting ...

Supporting women's organizations to advance gender equality in Kingston  Benzinga

KINGSTON, ON, Aug. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, ...

Flower Deals For International Women's Day  Forbes

For International Women's Day this year, celebrate the inspiring women in your life by sending them a beautiful arrangement of flowers--it's the least we could ...

'From bloody revolution to corporate breakfasts': International Women's Day in the press - In the press  FRANCE 24

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, March 8: From Beirut to Berlin to Burkina Faso, papers mark International Women's Day with calls for equality. The brother of a ...

To All the Mediocre Women Out There  The Cut

Happy International Women's Day to all women. Not just the queens and icons and girl bosses, but to the lazy, the underwhelming.

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 ...

Women Are Working Towards Equality on International Women's Day  Human Rights Campaign

HRC marks International Women's Day by honoring, celebrating and uplifting the voices of women advocating for LGBTQ and gender equality globally.

Celebrate International Women's Day With 42 Independent Female-Founded Brands  Forbes

Happy International Women's Day! Let's celebrate with TK small batch brands, all founded and run by women.

Meghan Markle Raises Her Voice for International Women's Day with an Amazing Panel of Activists  PEOPLE.com

Meghan Markle joins Annie Lennox, Julia Gillard and others for a panel discussion on International Women's Day at King's College London.

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

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

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 ...

International Women's Day: 10 Cool DIY Gifts For Every Inspiring Woman In Your Life  Forbes

Ditch the flowers and clichéd coffee mugs and celebrate the occasion with these rad DIY gifts every woman will love.

Twitter Became the Social Platform of Choice for International Women's Day (Infographic)  Adweek

International Women's Day is coming up Friday, March 8, and social marketing firm Unmetric looked at brands' past efforts for the holiday to help give them ideas ...

Lady Gaga Jump-Started Twitter's #SheInspiresMe Conversation for International Women's Day  Adweek

Twitter is marking International Women's Day Friday with the #SheInspiresMe hashtag, which is being used to spark conversation, as well as to add a custom ...

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