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.
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".
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said this referendum is about asking citizens to allow women to make major decisions for themselves. The proposal is the Thirty-sixth Amendment of the Constitution Bill to the House.
Waymo, the former Google self-driving project that spun out to become a business under parent company Alphabet, is scaling up. The company has also been working on a fleet of autonomous semi trucks and they're finally ready to be put to the test.
The 32-year-old crown prince will succeed to the throne when his 82-year-old father, King Salman, dies. The Downing Street spokesperson insisted May had raised the issue of Yemen with the crown prince.
Real were ragged early on as Takashi Inui , Kike Garcia and Joan Jordan all went close to giving Eibar the lead. Bale had a chance to restore Real's lead in the 63rd minute but his header sailed inches wide of the upright.
Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawarchand Gehlot is being fielded from Bihar. The other two Union ministers, Parshottam Rupala and Manusukh Mandaviya, will contest from Gujarat .
According to a report on NDTV , miscreants poured paint on Ambedkar's bust in Tiruvottiyur area of Chennai on Wednesday night. The Uttar Pradesh police has registered a case over the desecration of Hanuman's statue in Kharua village on Wednesday.
Asked by Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network on Friday what he wants out of a new team, Sherman said: "Looking for a great fit". Carrie was the best cornerback the team had last season, he comes into the offseason as an unrestricted free agent.
She said::Shami is a double-faced man. "I have met the officer and told him everything about how I have been tortured by Shami". She also claimed that her parents and brother have refused to support her in her fight against her husband.
He had 36 catches for 430 yards and two touchdowns during the regular season but excelled in the playoffs. Wide receiver Torrey Smith's tenure with the Philadelphia Eagles will be ending after just one season.
Kizer played in 15 games as a rookie last season and threw for less than 29-hundred yards with 11 touchdowns and 22 interceptions. He can meet with and sign a contract to play for any team in the league. "But I think we'd like to look at every option we can".
Washington hosts military parade sans tanks
In a Pentagon memo released to CNN on Friday, the Department of Defense is now moving forward with a plan of a parade. Trump's military parade is estimated to cost around $30 million in taxpayer money, according to Politico .
Goldman Sachs CEO Blankfein to retire by year end
Lloyd Blanknfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs for 12 years, is planning to step down this summer, according to the Wall Street Journal . Paulson succeeded Jon Corzine, who entered New Jersey state politics after Goldman, serving as a senator and then governor.
Canada, Mexico not exempt from steel tariffs, Trump says
It is a position that Trump repeated Tuesday in Washington during a press conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. After an agreement is concluded, USA laws require additional steps before it can even be considered by the current Congress.
Timberwolves Signing Derrick Rose for the Rest of the Season
Rose had been a free agent since being waived by the Utah Jazz on February 10 after he was traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers . BTW - the Wolves are now 6th in the super-stacked Western Conference , so it's unlikely. but crazier things have happened.
Charlize Theron's mom is her marijuana supplier
I have really bad sleep (patterns) and so does my mom. "But I love her for the fact that she's always 100 percent herself". She said: "I basically feel like I am dating " The Bachelor ", like, the show".