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  1. Court awards Indo-Canadian activist USD 11,360 for unlawful arrestRead the original story

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    A court has awarded an Indo-Canadian activist CUSD 15,000 in damages for being unlawfully arrested by two police officers, a media report said. Montreal-based activist Jaggi Singh had filed a lawsuit against officers Frederic Mercier and George Lamirande for arresting and detaining him during an International Women's Day rally in March 2007, CBS News online reported.

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    Friday Aug 28 | The Daily Star

    ... under consideration was also criticized by human rights activists in Bangladesh on the occasion of International Women's Day earlier this month. These repeated attempts to amend the law suggest that Bangladeshi lawmakers are genuinely concerned ...

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  3. A Rainbow Sculpture That Symbolized LGBT Rights in Poland Has Been DismantledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | TIME.com

    Participants march in front of artistic installation Rainbow during an International Women's Day rally in Warsaw on March 8, 2015 A rainbow sculpture in Warsaw that served as a national symbol for the struggles of Poland's LGBT community has been taken down, and it will not reappear in its current form, onet.pl, a local Polish-language news site, reports . The sculptor, Julita Wojcik, tells TIME that the piece was never intended as an LGBT symbol.

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  4. Greece names first woman as caretaker PM ahead of snap voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | DNA India

    President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said he had chosen Vassiliki Thanou, the head of Greece's Supreme Court and the first woman to assume the post. Supreme Court judge Vassiliki Thanou addresses a parliamentary session on the occasion of the International Womens Day in Athens, Greece .

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  5. ABout Art: Evoking pride and passion through visual artRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Truro Daily News

    ... for our community, which is reflected in the events held there. Each year, they host an event for International Women's Day, sponsor the Third Place Transition House Luncheon as well as a golf hole and the dinner for the Hospital Foundation's Golf ...

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  6. Greek judge appointed caretaker PM up to electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Reuters

    Supreme Court judge Vassiliki Thanou addresses a parliamentary session on the occasion of the International Women's Day in Athens, Greece March 9, 2015. Greece's top Supreme Court judge was named caretaker prime minister on Thursday to lead the country to elections next month, ending a week of political deadlock after leftist leader Alexis Tsipras resigned.

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  7. Officers ordered to pay $15,000 in damages to activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | CJAD

    A judge ruled Singh's rights were violated after he was arrested and spent 5 days in jail for participating in an International Women's Day protest in 2007.

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  8. Tajikistan Steps Up Fight Against Black-Clad WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Transitions Online

    ... black clothes are not welcome," Rahmon told mothers ahead of Mother's Day, which has replaced International Women's Day in Tajikistan and is marked on 8 March. State television tried to spice up that message some days after the speech by airing a ...

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  9. 11 Male Celebs Who Are Proud FeministsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Details

    ... "Empowering women empowers us all." The James Bond starred in a We Are Equals campaign video for International Women's Day last year. The video showed Craig in drag, literally walking in another person's heels shoes. The video, which was narrated by ...

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  10. Tajikistan Steps Up Battle Against the Wrong ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... black clothes are not welcome," Rahmon told mothers ahead of Mother's Day, which has replaced International Women's Day in Tajikistan and is marked on March 8. State television tried to spice up that message some days after the speech by airing a ...

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  11. Chinese University Student Sues Government for Anti-Gay TextbooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Unicorn Booty

    ... China's government has shown ever-increasing intolerance toward political activists. On the eve of International Women's Day last March, Chinese authorities arrested five women's rights activists and jailed them for a month merely for planning a ...

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  12. Tajikistan Steps Up Battle Against the Wrong ClothesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | EurasiaNet

    ... black clothes are not welcome," Rahmon told mothers ahead of Mother's Day, which has replaced International Women's Day in Tajikistan and is marked on March 8. State television tried to spice up that message some days after the speech by airing a ...

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  13. Flurry of success for Australian women's teams does not mean influx of cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | ABC News

    ... of Brand, Sponsorships & Marketing, Stuart Tucker. "We did a piece recently with Ellyse Perry for International Women's Day, we posted it through our social media channels, and it's one of the most popular pieces we've ever run, which does show you ...

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  14. Wall Street: September rate hike no sure thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | USA Today

    ... Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Llmqpc (FILE PHOTO) On March 8th it will be International Women's Day. A look at thirty of the most influential women from around the world today. WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 19: Federal Reserve Board ...

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  15. Jessy McCabe: Teenage girl launches petition calling for more women...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Independent

    ... this year] BBC Radio 3 managed to do a whole day of programming of female composers to honour International Women's Day. Surely, if BBC Radio 3 can play music composed by women for a whole day, Edexcel could select at least one to be a part of the ...

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  16. Pride of Reading awards: global banking group is dedicated to local communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Get Reading

    ... includes mentoring, debates and networking, as well as a partnership with Women in Business, with International Women's Day events taking place at PWC and Connect Reading. Santander has also placed 277 interns in businesses across the Thames Valley, ...

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  17. Crimes against women, children show rising trend between 2012-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | DNA India

    ... violence, child sex ratio and child marriage, etc. are also being taken up. Platforms such as the International Women's Day and the National Girl Child Day are being used to create awareness on issues related to women," she said. In another reply, ...

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  18. Russia torches flowers to burn the DutchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Washington Post

    ... number of flowers, particularly carnations, are laid at funerals. Prices skyrocket on March 8, International Women's Day. And it is tradition for schoolchildren to give bouquets to their teachers on the first day of class, Sept. 1. Andrew Roth is a ...

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  19. Bradford Bulls and housing group team up to get girls fitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... also builds on the success of activities we ran earlier this year as part of our celebrations for International Women's Day. And she added: "Incommunities is committed to encouraging more young people to improve their lives and I'm sure the day will ...

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  20. AUC Egyptology Literature class draws connections between ancient and modern EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Al Bawaba

    The class of Ancient Egyptian Literature as Cultural Expression, taught by Fayza Haikal, professor of Egyptology at The American University in Cairo, brought out the fact that many practices in modern-day Egypt can be traced back to the ancient Egyptians, from funerals, agriculture and weaving to storytelling and colloquial expressions. "That's how enduring the tradition is and how consistent human nature can be," said Haikal, who was recently honored on International Women's Day by the British-based Egypt Exploration Society and the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities for her success as a leading female Egyptologist.

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