Published: Sun, March 11, 2018
World News | By Laverne Osborne

Here's the White House statement on International Women's Day

Here's the White House statement on International Women's Day

While International Women's Day seems innocuous enough, and some use it to highlight the very real rights violations that women still suffer in some parts of the world, this collectivist festival has its roots in a protest that ended up kicking off the Bolshevik Revolution in Russian Federation. Such inequality, he says, has awful consequences in women's lives, and has impacted his views about women in society and the Church.

Alongside Ms Mlambo-Ngcuka in the UN General Assembly Hall, American actor and producer Reese Witherspoon highlighted that the movement for women's rights will continue until it achieves its goals.

"Almost all of them said to me, no one had ever asked what had happened to them, what they'd gone through or what they wanted next". The publication also got an email by a representative of the fast food chain confirming that the upside-down arched marked the "celebration of women everywhere".

Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef says that in Canada, women hold only one-fifth of the positions on corporate boards. We need to realise that gender equality is no longer relative, but must be absolute. There have been horrific reports of soldiers and paramilitaries using systematic rape as a weapon as they carry out an ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya people.

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The women attended the all-day event organised by the female-owned and run company WPortfolio, in collaboration with the Bureau of Gender Affairs and the National Organisation of Women at the Hilton yesterday.

The president, who once said his star power entitles him to grab women by the genitals, has been accused of sexual misconduct by 21 women. "At the time I was an extremely broke playwright who had a fundraising party and a friend said he'd match whatever I made, and I was able to pay my NY rent and go".

"It started out in October with 40 women in a room just talking about this problem and how we were going to deal with it because enough is enough", she explained.

The two main trade unions supported half-day stoppages and estimated that almost 6 million people took part. Per the Monster Salary Index, MSI, men earned a median gross hourly salary of US$3.5 while the women earned US$2.8. "Our focus as UN Women is to eliminate all of these laws".

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