The Comics Community Celebrates International Women's Day 2018
- Author: Leroy Wright Mar 10, 2018,
Mar 10, 2018, 14:01
And I wish that I could tell you that was an isolated incident in my career, but sadly it wasn't.
"Gender equality is enshrined in countless laws, and harmful practices like female genital mutilation and child marriage have been outlawed in many countries".
To #PressForProgress, I will be building on the past achievements of Labour women who have come before me and pushing for full equality and protection of women: financially, in the workplace, in families and in the homes and in public spaces.
Despite some recent progress around the world, too many women still face tremendous barriers to participation in all aspects of life.
"We celebrate today the power of activism to bring change for all women, their solidarity and the sisterhood of humanity", added the senior United Nations official. To mark the occasion, President Putin recited a Soviet-era poem to praise women's contribution to society.
"Rural women and girls are one constituency that are at risk of being left behind ... unless we take active and targeted approaches to reach out to them", she says.
The Bachelorette's Georgia Love took the opportunity to post about the one woman who inspires her the most - her late mum.
"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.
Feminist groups in Spain are leading a "domestic strike" in which women aren't spending any money and avoiding all household cores for the day. For now, I hope my fellow women, as well as every Wolverine at MI, is able to take a moment on March 8 to recognize how far women have come, and how much further women will go. "It is generating a conversation that is relevant for women everywhere".
Under the topic 'What does the International Women's Day mean to me?', the University's Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West, talked to students about sexual harassment, the pay gap, and unconscious bias. This comes a year after "A Day Without a Woman", a widespread strike by many working women in the United States who sought to show their impact and importance within their communities.
She said she had realised while promoting the hit movie, in which she plays warrior Okoye, that people still can not picture women in certain roles in real life.