It also serves as a call for equality between the genders.
"But after hearing all the stories these past few days and hearing these courageous women speak up tonight about things that we're kind of told to sweep under the rug and not to talk about, it's made me want to speak up and speak up loudly because I actually felt less alone this week than I have ever felt in my entire career".
UN Women representative M Alison McLean making a presentation at the seminar organised for International Women's Day by WPortfolio in collaboration with the Bureau of Gender Affairs and the National Organisation of Women.
Virgin Atlantic has three all-female crews flying out of Manchester, London Gatwick, and London Heathrow on March 8, while easyJet is celebrating with over 100 female pilots who will be on the day's roster operating roughly a quarter of the scheduled flights.
Anbreen Ajaib, the Co-Chair of Ending Violence against Women and Girls (EVAWG) Alliance highlighted that celebration of this day was special since it was an election year. Call it the 80 percent problem.
Kim Jong-un: talks with Trump could result in 'great achievement'
That is 100% true, but we do not send the President of the United States , especially if it's Donald Trump , over there to do it. That, South Koreans know, was reason enough to broker the talks and, once under way, to keep them alive as long as possible.
Gurira joined a panel with actress Reese Witherspoon and executive director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. "And time is up". Our party, MVision, is bringing together the perspectives and insights of a diverse group of women and we pride ourselves on being a majority female campaign.
"It was great to have her discussing important issues in an intimate space and pay attention to what we are actually saying", noted a student afterward. "The scale of employment for women has continued to expand, the number of poor women in rural areas has drastically decreased and women's equal rights have been effectively protected".
"When women have complete control over our reproductive rights", another woman said.
"China is an incredible place for women", Zhang said.
#TimesUp, #MeToo, and on Thursday, #PushForProgress.
Cleveland Browns trade for Miami Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry, per reports
Landry spent the last four seasons with the Dolphins after the team took him in the second round (63rd overall) in the 2014 draft. Once the season was over rumors began to swirl that the two sides could not come up with a suitable contract.
In addition, the IOC has launched the 2018 edition of the IOC Women in and Sport Awards, which are given every year to women, men or organisations who have made remarkable contributions to the development, encouragement and reinforcement of women's participation in sport.
We are living in a critical time for women's equality across the globe. It is a special day set aside to celebrate achievements of women in different fields.
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.
So let's let a man have the last word.
CGTN's Mike Walter talks with Karen Woods of Solstice Public Affairs about progress in gender equality in China.
Nations Gather in Chile to Sign New Version of TPP, Without US
Chilean Foreign Minister Heraldo Munoz said the deal sent a powerful signal that worldwide trade was still very much alive. He said Australian farmers, manufacturers, service providers and small businesses would be the big winners...
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