How Are Local Women Being Empowered On International Women's Day?

Mary Honeyball

A group called Women for Women International operates in countries affected by war.

The White House released a statement from President Donald Trump on Thursday for International Women's Day.

The Bring Back Our Girls #BBOG movement in Nigeria also seized the opportunity of the Women's Day to urge government to intensify its efforts in ensuring the release of the remaining kidnapped Chibok girls and recently kidnapped 110 Dapchi girls-pupils. "We need to stop feeling guilty about not being at home when we're at work and about not being at work when we're at home while realizing that most times, perfection is the enemy of the good", she said. The World Health Organization estimates that about 1 in 3 women worldwide have experienced either physical or sexual violence.

The International Women's Day is also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women's Rights and International Peace.

During the day-long information drive, he suggested that complaining about International Men's Day on International Women's Day was like complaining it was not your birthday during someone else's celebrations. In 1977, two years after the International Women's Day originated, the United Nations made a decision to invite the nations to spend one day expressing the interests of women and world peace. Women want real equality, full power sharing and the elimination of all forms of discrimination across the board.

Many already know that Fijian women can do anything a man can do.

An event in Toronto will honour Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for his work in promoting gender equality.

Figures show that there is a gender pay gap across the globe, and women are not present in equal numbers in business or politics. The mindset that will result in a collective and a strong global movement of advocacy, action and support for gender parity.

Aside from walkouts and strikes, many women and celebrities have taken to social media to thank the women who shaped them and to celebrate their femininity.

Ozzy etomi: "Happy global women's day to all the women, The Women before Me, The women who are too much, the women after me, the women who are unseen, the women who arent "respectable", the women who shatter ceilings, The women who are life sources of their homes".



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