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International Women's Day announcements

  • Vodafone launches powerful #ConnectedSheCan campaign
    Supporting International Women's Day and showing strong commitment to gender equality, Vodafone leads when it comes to gender diversity and equality in the workplace and connecting women to reach their full potential. Vodafone has launched a programme to recruit career-break women and will hire 1,000 people worldwide in frontline and managerial roles. The Connect campaign also aims to provide 50-million women in developing countries with phones and access to technology, which will help them start businesses, access information to further their careers and access healthcare.
  • Western Union says #TheRaceIsOn
    Education has the power to change women's lives, and moving money helps fuel this change. Western Union is collaborating with International Women's Day once again to support and champion a bolder generation of women through education. We at Western Union believe good things happen when money moves, and moving money to fund women's education is hugely important. Knowledge and skills empower girls and women, helping to unlock true potential.
  • Avon donates nearly £2 million to counter domestic violence
    Avon marks International Women's Day with the Avon Foundation's most significant contribution yet to tackling domestic abuse in support of the #BeBoldForChange initiative. The Avon Foundation is donating nearly £2 million to provide practical help, advice and support for women in need.

Latest International Women's Day 2017 news


CNN

International Women's Day: What you need to know
CNN
Washington (CNN) International Women's Day is set to take place on Wednesday, March 8, an annual marker that aims to bring attention to women's accomplishments and obstacles. But this year, the day comes amid an already contentious political ...
International Women's Day 2017: protests, activism and a strike – as it happenedThe Guardian
International Women's Day 2017: Five things you need to knowThe Independent
International Women's Day 2017: 15 Famous Quotes By Successful WomenNDTV
Philly.com (blog) -Huffington Post -Women's March
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MarkLives.com

#CannesLions — candy store of where creative industry is headed
MarkLives.com
I applaud this powerful contribution to International Women's Day 2017. A bronze statue of a young fearless girl challenges the Charging Bull on Wall Street, while standing for the power of women today and tomorrow. It's a beautiful execution of a bold ...

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Forbes

International Women's Day 2017: Wall Street Meets 'The Fearless Girl'
Forbes
Wall Street meets "The Fearless Girl". An artistic bronze sculpture installation facing the "Charging Bull". The fusion of finance and art is not something unusual in today's world. It's also common to see art used as a creative tool to attract ...
Young girl stares down Wall Street's charging bull on International Women's DayThe Independent
Fearless little girl stares down iconic Wall Street Charging Bull in show of defiance for International Women's DayMirror.co.uk
On International Women's Day eve, statue of girl stares down Wall Street bullAOL
Telegraph.co.uk -Business Insider -Reuters
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Fortune

How the World Celebrated International Women's Day 2017
Fortune
How the World Celebrated International Women's Day 2017 March 8, 2017. How Department Stores Are Trying to Get Out of the Retail Apocalypse August 11, 2017. Here's Everything You Need to Know About Bitcoin Cash August 11, 2017. Footage Shows a ...



The FADER

Motivation From International Women's Day 2017
The FADER
Motivation From International Women's Day 2017 Vintage poster by the radical feminist art collective See Red Women's Workshop, who operated in London from 1974-1990. See Red Women's Workshop / seeredwomensworkshop.wordpress.com.



The Independent

International Women's Day 2017: Iceland becomes first country in the world to make firms prove equal pay
The Independent
The country's government announced a new law that will require every company with 25 or more staff to gain a certificate demonstrating pay equality. Iceland is not the first country to introduce a scheme like this - Switzerland has one, as does the US ...
Iceland to become first country in the world to make companies prove equal pay by lawiNews
Iceland aims to become the first country in the world to mandate equal payChristian Science Monitor
Women's earnings 83 percent of men's, but vary by occupation - Bureau of Labor StatisticsBureau of Labor Statistics
Twitter -Twitter -NPR
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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

International Women's Day 2017: Safe delivery care in Afghanistan
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
On International Women's Day 2017, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) celebrates the women of Afghanistan, and highlights the dangers they face during pregnancy and childbirth. Afghanistan remains one of the most dangerous places in the world to give ...

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NEWS.com.au

Angry men take stand on International Women's Day
NEWS.com.au
ANGRY blokes have hit the roads for a traffic-stopping rally in support of men's rights — on International Women's Day. Protesters in cars and trucks displayed signs calling for the recognition of men let down by family courts, child support or ...

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The Independent

International Women's Day 2017: Historians predict what the future holds
The Independent
President Donald Trump, who once said he would "grab" women by the "p****", is in the White House and the unpredictable outcome of the Brexit vote and the EU laws which protect women mean that some fear that their hard-won rights may be under threat.

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The Guardian

Wear red, down tools and buy local for International Women's Day
The Guardian
International Women's Day 2017: protests, activism and a strike – as it happened. Live global coverage of International Women's Day 2017 as events took place around the world to mark the ongoing fight for equality. Published: 8 Mar 2017. International ...
What Is The International Women's Day Theme For 2017? It's Very RelevantRomper
International Women's Day 2017 why do we celebrate?HinDaily
A Day Without a Woman — Women's MarchWomen's March
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