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International Women's Day Newswire

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  1. Local International Women's Day supports International Day of PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    International Women's Day is a 104 year old holiday. Purpose for Women International has been supporting its awareness by hosting a local Columbus event for the last three years.

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  2. Woman champions gender equality for Men by staging provocative...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... to show greater support for male blue collar workers Women in China get half the day off work on International Women's Day on March 8, but men do not have a similar holiday. The young activist said that there should be a National Men's Day on August ...

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  3. celebrating our sistersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

    ... demonstration of sisterhood, solidarity and plain old girl power. There are other Women's Days. International Women's Day has been observed since around 1977 when the UN proclaimed March 8 the day for spotlighting gender equality issues and general ...

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  4. Teen bound for Melbourne school stranded after Chinese authorities arrest parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Age

    ... five feminists who were arrested in March for organising a campaign against sexual harassment on International Women's Day. She also represented prominent Uighur scholar and rights activist Ilham Tohti , before authorities forced her to give up the ...

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  5. Mumbai's auto driver to give lessons on etiquetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | DNA India

    ... sions like New Year's eve and on his favorite Bollywood actor, Sanjay Dutt's birthday. However, on International Women's Day only women commuters are obliged by him. "This is my way of celebrating these special occasions," he said.

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  6. Nicola outlines need for gender equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Evening Times

    ... the arrest and detention for more than a month of five female activists who were planning to mark International Women's Day in March by launching a campaign against sexual harassment. In her remarks to an audience at the Chinese People's Association ...

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  7. Scots primary children will soon learn MandarinRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Scotsman.com

    ... the arrest and detention for more than a month of five female activists who were planning to mark International Women's Day in March by launching a campaign against sexual harassment. In her remarks to an audience at the Chinese People's Association ...

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  8. Holroyd's female officers hand over the batonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Paramatta Sun

    ... inaugural NSW Women in Policing Baton Relay, which started at the Sydney Opera House on March 8, International Women's Day. ''I'm honoured to be part of the statewide celebrations and encourage all members of the community to come down and help mark ...

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  9. Sturgeon pledges to raise human rights concerns on trade visit to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Sunday Herald

    ... this year five activists were detained ahead of a planned march against sexual harassment before International Women's Day. They were held prisoner for more than a month, remaining under police surveillance after they were set free following an ...

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  10. Taiwan will soon have a female president, marking a watershed for the island and AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | South China Morning Post

    ... ago. There is also a sense that there will not be change any time soon: in March, just before International Women's Day, five feminists were arrested while staging peaceful protests against sexual harassment. Taiwan's choosing a woman leader will ...

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  11. A Musician Convicted of Rape Released After He Sings the Praises of Zambia's PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Global Voices Online

    ... to have been working his way into Lungu's favour for some time. In March he performed at an International Women's Day function officiated by the president just a few weeks into his office, an event that caused just as much controversy as his pardon ...

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  12. Egyptians march in downtown Cairo to mark International Women's Day on March 8, 2013.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2013 | Al Bawaba

    The anti-sexual harassment group Shoft Taharosh intervened in 223 incidents of sexual violations during the three days of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday. The initiative said in a statement on Monday that the level of sexual violations witnessed throughout the Eid, which stretched from Friday to Sunday, was at its "highest" rate in the geographical area where the initiative is active: downtown Cairo.

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  13. Caitlyn Jenner: British dad is dead ringer for transgender star after becoming a womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... 40,000 if she had had the work done privately in the UK. Sue was reborn as a woman on March 8 - International Women's Day - and while she is still recovering from the invasive surgeries, she has no doubt that she has made the right decision. Sue ...

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  14. Female officers join the celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | St. Marys Star

    INSPECTOR Tracy Stone is celebrating the centenary of women in the NSW Police Force by legging it in a baton relay. A cop of 20 years, she will be one of six female officers at St Marys Local Area Command taking part in the inaugural NSW Women in Policing Baton Relay which started at the Sydney Opera House on March 8, International Women's Day.

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  15. Josephine S. Leiser Opera CenterRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | Broward-Palm Beach

    Amernet string quartet and cellist Iris van Eck will be celebrating women on International Women's Day with a quintet by Dame Ethel Smyth.

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  16. Police baton arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Blacktown Sun

    ... inaugural NSW Women in Policing Baton Relay, which started at the Sydney Opera House on March 8, International Women's Day. "It was a proud moment to share with my colleagues, to celebrate women in policing," relay participant, Senior Constable ...

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  17. Walmart empowers women with digital initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Retailing Today

    ... showcase female talent across Walmart. In March, the Global Women's Development Series hosted an International Women's Day celebration at the Walmart home office. "I could not be more thrilled to be a part of Walmart's Global Women's forum and to ...

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  18. Walmart Unveils Digital Library Providing Professional Development...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | PressReleasePoint

    ... showcase female talent across Walmart. In March, the Global Women's Development Series hosted an International Women's Day celebration at the Walmart home office. "All around the world, women are breaking new barriers and making tremendous ...

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  19. Abortion law reform features pickled foetus in 1977 - 150 years of newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Dominion Post

    Pro-choice abortion protesters march through Wellington on International Women's Day in March 1978. Many believed new abortion laws were still too restrictive.

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  20. MAMA MarvelousRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Nonprofit Communications

    ... did. BTW, MAMA does great here on the relevance scale as well, linking this visual story with International Women's Day (which came up a week later). P.S. MAMA also does great Facebook. Follow MAMA here to get some great ideas for your ...

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