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Austin-area women take part in an International Women's Day event Austin-area women take part in an International Women's Day event
Patty Aguilar | 09 March, 2018, 23:02

"Women are the driving force at West Elm, making up 73 percent of our team-a number we are incredibly proud of", says Alex Bellos, the company's president.

The UN said the activism and advocacy of women from generations were now bearing fruits, adding "time is now" to transform global push for women's rights into action. It is the State Department's only all-female award.

In the sports arena, Bermuda has produced the reigning and multiple time world champion female triathlete, one of the fastest female para-sprinters in the world, a world champion boxer, the first black woman in the world to compete in Olympic diving, and numerous elite athletes in a myriad of disciplines. These t-shirts have hashtags or slogans on them that are inspired by the whole movement of International Women's Day such as #BeBoldForChange or #ADayWithoutAWoman. This year's theme is "Press for Progress".

In what has been an extraordinary year for women by many accounts, International Women's Day was celebrated in style for the female journalists and staff at Africanews. Thus International Women's Day is all about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action - whatever that looks like globally at a local level. She said for the first 18 years, business was on the rise, but over the past two years, they experienced a slow decline.

The programme focused on celebrating the importance of women in a society and spreading awareness on the importance of equality. On March 8, 1975, the United Nations began to pay attention and organized the International Women's Day.

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Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) has a devastating impact on the patients worldwide, only a few are aware of their disease. We should collectively intensify advocacy for increasing awareness, education and empowerment for women and girls.

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One thing very noticeable last night: the increased number of woman and people of colour who were presenting Oscars . He ended his speech by thanking his wife and family.

He pointed out that more than a billion women around the world lack legal protection against domestic sexual violence.

According to the World Economic Forum, equality right now is actually in retreat, and it will take another century for both genders to stand on equal footing.

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.

As Witherspoon encouraged the women in the room to think about how they could help the woman next to them, her fellow panellist Danai Gurira told her story of seeing her own struggles reflected in women she has now met across the world. When will gender equality be achieved? "Studies show that women tend to not put themselves forward for opportunities that may seem out of their reach- or a stretch". The book was published in 2016 and details the efforts of the many women who worked at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, where they contributed to military rocket designs, satellites, lunar missions and other Space Race projects.

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