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Why The #MeToo Movement Is Giving International Women's Day a Boost

Women's day Everything you need to know about International Women's Day
Glenn Montgomery | 11 March, 2018, 03:02

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is the executive director of the organization UN Women.

This year's International Women's Day has a campaign theme we can all get behind: progress.

Canadian High Commissioner Marie Legault noted that women's participation in the labour force universally continued to be lower than that of men, which she attributed to factors such as "unequal access to opportunity, legal obstacles and wage gaps". Worldwide women's day is all about being aware of the fact that each individual has to work in their own way for changing face of the society.

"The activism and advocacy of generations of women has borne fruit". Next month, they will host the WOW - Women of the World - one day Festival.

You can celebrate International Women's Day, well, everywhere.

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, in a statement on the occasion, said: "We are at a pivotal moment for women's rights". Next week at the 62nd session of the UN's Commission on the Status of Women in New York City, UN Women plans to discuss the #MeToo movement with member states and other UN entities.

She noted advocacy was necessary until all the barriers which denied women equal opportunity and mobility in the workplace and the labour market were eliminated. We need to realise that gender equality is no longer relative, but must be absolute.

These two issues have collided in Myanmar.

"When women are in charge", he said.

In commemorating the day, Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) urged women urged the government to implement policies that will promote the inclusiveness of women in politics and governance of the country.

"Everything I write is about trying to give voice to those who have been denied a platform to just be heard and be seen in their full humanity", she said as captured by NowThis. "We will do what we can to capture some form of data and information that can be credible enough to be used in a court of law". Women comprise only 13.5 percent of seats in the SC state legislature, the third lowest representation in the country, even though women make up 51 percent of the state's general population.

"Even in the sectors where we weren't expecting much, [the turnout] is bigger than we expected".

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