McDonald's flips golden arches to a 'W' for women's day
01:39, Mar 10, 2018
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Young women take part in the Women's March against Violence as part of International Women's Day, on March 8 in Milan, Italy.
The theme as proclaimed by UN Women is "Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women's lives".
Apart from the well-highlighted sexual harassment and pay gap issues, other numbers are even starker. When women thrive, we ALL succeed.
"Around the world, women and girls are calling out the abusive behaviour and discriminatory attitudes they face everywhere and all the time". We are however anxious that despite all our efforts to reach out to community, incidences of gender based violence, domestic violence, sexual harassment and abuse of women and girls remain high in the province.
"We are all about the girls". All those who abuse women and girls should not go scot-free. Sometimes society sidelines us, but that should not deter us as women.
"UN is pleased and proud to be collaborating with Bahrain Women Union and other participating bodies to celebrate the worldwide women's day", Head of UN Information Centre (UNIC) Samir Al Darabi told DT News.
High profile figures of course took part, with everyone from Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon to Barack Obama and Emma Watson using their platforms to highlight the importance of the global day. I love you. I'm proud of us. We have to fight for the recognition we deserve and work hard to fend for our families. 'We celebrate women's achievements, past & present, & pledge to empower women to reach their full economic potential for generations to come. A gender pay gap should not be confused with the concept of equal pay for equal work - it is not a like-for-like comparison of men and women doing the same work.
"From restaurant crew and management to our C-suite of senior leadership, women play invaluable roles at all levels, and together with our independent franchise owners, we're committed to their success", she adds.
IWD has developed into a formally recognised day by the United Nations and is today celebrated around the world.
Past year a law was enacted in Germany to ensure that 101 listed companies fill at least 30 percent of the supervisory board positions by women, however, there is still no legal obligation to promote women to executive board posts.
In Germany, of 160 market-listed companies, women make up a mere 6.7 percent of the executive board, i.e. there are only 45 women on the executive board as opposed to 630 men.
Without these loans, farmers can not purchase seed, fertiliser, feed or implements and will be unable to produce, she said. The matter has been referred to the parliament's Constitutional Review Committee, which must report back by August 30.
Despite having the power, authority and mandate to discipline Nassar, there was never any intervention by the U.S. Raisman continues to suffer from depression, anxiety and fear resulting from Nassar's sexual abuse .
Bournemouth's Jordon Ibe applauds fans after the match against Arsenal at the Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth January 14, 2018. Today was tough because we weren't very good for 70 minutes, but i have to praise the character and attitude of the team.
She gave birth to daughter Alexis Olympia on September 1 and has since been working her way back to fitness. "She was great. Williams experienced a pulmonary embolism ( blockage that occurs in the lungs ) after giving birth via C-section.
This is how Indian Railways, which employs 91,000 women, is carving out a new image of gender equality in its huge operations. Asia's first woman loco-pilot Surekha Yadav will motor the train along with assistant loco-pilot Trushna Joshi.
In Lewandowski's telling, when Trump asked Hicks "to be the press secretary for my campaign", Hicks had replied, "Which one?" Again, the timing of her resignation in conjunction with the Russian Federation investigation feels too suspicious to ignore.
For reasons that authorities still are trying to determine, the officers were sent to the address in Clinton where they were shot. One of the wounded officers remained hospitalized Wednesday with moderate injuries. "They kept calling his name", Long said.
US Secretary of State cautions on Chinese dealings in Africa
The energy behemoth has significant business dealings in sub-Saharan Africa, including in Chad, Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea. At the press conference, Tillerson said he had "a very good exchange" with Ethiopian officials about counterterrorism efforts.
SPD Votes: No New Elections for Germany
Sixty-six percent of the 464,000 rank-and-file members of the Social Democrats party on Saturday agreed to form a coalition . The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel was voted for her fourth term by the Social Democrats Party (SDP) on Sunday.
Crude Oil Prices Extend Month Losses
Oil prices climbed back from early losses to settle higher Friday as prices reacted to moves in equities and the dollar. Those settlement prices represented a modest recovery from session lows, when benchmarks had slid more than a dollar.
Iraq court hands Turkish women death sentence
The jihadists have however continued to carry out suicide bombings, ambushes and other attacks across the country. Iraq in December declared victory over the IS, which had seized control of almost a third of the country in 2014.