International Women's Day News
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2 hrs ago | Weekend
'We have had enough of Boko Haram.' This was the message from Nigerian women who marched peacefully in a number of cities last week to protest against the latest killings by the radical Islamist group.
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6 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette
This past Saturday, March 8 was International Women's Day. While some progress has been made in ensuring greater equality for women, much more action is needed.
10 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
10 hrs ago | Dissident Voice
When I boarded the plane to Cairo, Egypt, to make sure everything was in place for the women's delegation headed to Gaza, I had no reason to think I'd end up in a jail cell at the Cairo airport and then violently deported.
15 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen
TO mark International Women's Day, women's organisation Blackburn Soroptimists handed over gifts to a local domestic abuse and forced marriage support group.
17 hrs ago | India.com
'Looks like we were sidelined from the Big Bang.' Seated on a huge couch in a satin, white robe at the India Today Conclave, Kalki emoted one of the best performances of her life.
Girl pupils from Sandiacre's Friesland School marked International Women's Day by taking part in a seminar with the theme 'Troubled and Troublesome Teenagers'.
Poet Linton Kwesi Johnson with Selma James from Global Women's Strike at the Crossroads Women's Centre in Kentish Town Residents across Hampstead and Highgate brought a message of equality and solidarity to the fore on Saturday as they celebrated International Women's Day.
In a weekend visit to Wetherby, Yvette Cooper, MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford sat down with five business owners and Labour's parliamentary candidate for Elmet and Rothwell Veronica King to discuss the opportunities for women in business and the challenges they face.
Inspirational women who are helping to reduce crime in their communities, combat hate crime and support victims have been honoured by Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner.
Ladies from around south Warwickshire enjoyed an afternoon of culture, food, music, arts and pampering at the Sydni Centre in Sydenham to celebrate International Women's Day on Saturday .
Dianne Taylor, nutritionist and motivational speaker, was among the guests as well as the Mayor of Enfield, Chaudhury Anwar MBE.
"Unlike nations which have rational labor policies like sick leave, paid parental leave, affordable childcare, vacation time, generous retirement and which protect the right to organize a union, the USA has chosen the opposite course.
On her first trip to Tehran, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton met with Gohar Eshghi, the mother of Sattar Beheshti and women's rights activist Nargess Mohammadi.
The United States on Tuesday condemned what it called the use of heavy-handed tactics by Burundi's police to break up opposition party meetings at the weekend in which more than a dozen people were injured and several were arrested.
Kwantlen First Nation Chief Marilyn Gabriel, Ingeborg Violet and Christina Bucholtz were honoured Saturday at an International Women's Day lunch at Newlands Golf and Country Club, organized by Langley Central Rotary Club.
An Ely woman is encouraging females to tackle gender battles by sharing her story as part of International Women's Day.