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International Women's Day Newswire

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  1. Club hosting two upcoming eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Lifestyles

    The Estevan chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women is planning a couple of upcoming events. The first event, Step Up: Creating Healthy Relationships, will be held on Wednesday, March 12 at 7 p.m. at the Estevan Royal Canadian Legion's Small Hall, in conjunction with International Women's Day.

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  2. Meryl Streep Seeks Equal Rights Amendment RevivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... to be focused on women and girls. The letter was a part of the One Campaign and was timed around International Women's Day. Streep's interest in women's activism will also extend to film later this year, when she appears in the upcoming drama ...

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  3. HuffPost What's Working Honor Roll: These Young Boys Are Giving A New Face To Women's Rights ActivismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Switched

    ... Bangladesh, go house-to-house to campaign for women's rights, participate in rallies for International Women's Day, take on household chores with their moms and keep a diary of their interactions with and treatment of women. "Dr. Imtiaz believes ...

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  4. Beyond yoga: all about international daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Telegraph

    ... 23), since 1961; International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (March 21), 1967; International Women's Day (March 8), since 1975 Last December 18, a week after the passage of the International Day of Yoga resolution, the UN passed ...

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  5. I Break My SilenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Switched

    ... of proactive and engaged human beings. The 'doers'! While conducting an awareness campaign around International Women's Day, the Shapers of Chandigarh, encourage women to break their silence. Driving home the message, the Shapers believe that there ...

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  6. New Gwen Haworth film pays tribute to trans poet Antonette ReaRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | Xtra!

    ... as one of Vancouver's 12 Remarkable Women this year at a ceremony to take place on March 8 for International Women's Day. Haworth is simultaneously shy and moved when the award is mentioned. "The acknowledgement is humbling," she says. "I could ...

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  7. Abortion in Chile, a Clandestine ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Global Voices Online

    ... it was made available to women from the age of 14 without parental consent, but On March 8, 2015 International Women's day, an estimated 8,000 people marched in the streets demanding safe, legal abortions. A couple of weeks later, an estimated 5,000 ...

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  8. Dads to ride free on JUTC buses SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Jamaica Observer

    ... need for families to be together in celebration of the father". The bus company recalled that, on International Women's Day observed on March 8 this year, it staged a 'Double Day' promotion solely for women, specially recognising them on the day. 1. ...

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  9. Brisbane festival to wow women of the world with empowering ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | ABC News

    ... a cattle station Keelen Mailman. Ms Kelly launched WOW London in 2011 to mark the centenary of International Women's Day and this will be the first time the event has been held in an Australian capital city. Brisbane festival producer Renai Grace ...

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  10. Canadian Voice of Women for Peace: Strawberry Social, AGM, & Peace TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | BlogTO

    Strawberry pancake breakfast & talk by seasoned peace activist Janis Alton. She will speak about the significance of the International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament, and her journey across the demilitarized zone between North & South Korea.

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  11. Film gives a glimpse of a jailhouse sisterhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Irish Republican News

    ... families of those on protest. Claire Hackett was a feminist activist and took part in many of the International Women's Day protests held outside the jail and within earshot of the prisoners. The human rights campaigning priest Father Raymond Murray ...

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  12. South American prison beauty pageantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... out Miss Congeniality among its prisoners. The beauty contest, held in March 2006, was devoted to International Women's Day at the women colony Number 2 in the village of Stepnoye. The La Mesa State Penitentiary in Tijuana, Mexico; which recently ...

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  13. Mick Davis and 101-year-old Naim Dangoor knighted in Queen's birthday honoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... Earlier this year she hosted a breakfast event for around 200 female leaders to celebrate International Women's Day. Former Lord Chief Justice Lord Woolf was made a Member of the Order of Companions of Honour for his services promoting the rule of ...

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  14. If You Got It, Flaunt It: Chinese Feminists Bare Their Armpit Hair for ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Switched

    ... , including two of five feminist activists who were detained by Chinese authorities during International Women's Day for planning a protest against sexual harassment. First prize went to a student from Hangzhou, who won a pack of 100 condoms. Second ...

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  15. From the sentimental to the mundane - the final words Welsh MPs spoke in the CommonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | IcNetwork

    ... Willott (Lib Dem, Cardiff Central) made her last spoken contribution in a debate on March 5 about International Women's Day. She called for young girls to be encouraged to play with toys like 'science and engineering kits, rather than confining ...

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  16. J. Wray & Nephew donates to Woman IncRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Gleaner

    From left: Angela Clarke, chairperson, public education committee, Woman Inc; Greta Bogues, senior director - corporate affairs and external communication at J. Wray & Nephew Limited; Angela Hall-Ingram, outreach counsellor, Woman Inc Crisis Centre; and Joyce Hewett, gender specialist and past president and head of public education and legal reform committees, Woman Inc, at the organisation's headquarters where J. Wray & Nephew Ltd donated $100,000 from the International Women's Day 'Redefine Sisterhood' promotion which ended in March.

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  17. Gemma Arterton looks almost unrecognisable in Birmingham for new film roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | IcWalsall

    ... earlier this year, when she took part in CARE International's Walk in Her Shoes march to mark International Women's Day with Paloma Faith and the great-great-granddaughtea r of Emmeline Pankhurst, she looked glamorous yet ready for anything in her ...

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  18. What We Can Learn From 'Like a Girl'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Advertising Age

    ... launched 30 years ago, but this campaign gives that effort new life. In March, Always celebrated International Women's Day by releasing new findings from its Always Puberty & Confidence Wave II Study and creating a new video showing how girls are ...

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  19. Wait, the Mother of Dragons is a pinup girl?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | CNET News.com

    ... below. And, by the way, Tarusov doesn't only focus on women. He created a series of pinup guys for International Women's Day, which you can see here . If you like Tarusov's work, you can support him through the site Patreon , which lets people ...

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  20. 'Game of Thrones' women as pinup girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | CNET News.com

    ... of Light. Artist Andrew Tarusov doesn't only focus on women. He created a series of pinup guys for International Women's Day, which you can see here .

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