How Are Local Women Being Empowered On International Women's Day?

International Women's Day
GETTY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY Today people worldwide are celebrating the achievements of women

10 March, 2018

British Airways celebrated International Women's Day (which is on March 8) by launching what airline representatives say is the United Kingdom's biggest all-female flight.

Check out the following gallery for a collection of International Women's Day quotes to share on Facebook, Inc.

International Women's Day is observed in different nations all over the world.

While Ivanka, author of Women Who Work, has insisted that she is behind gender equality and ending the mistreatment of women at work, her credibility took a blow a year ago when she was seen to be blocking Obama's gender pay gap policy - you know, the system working towards equal pay. The dynamic illustrations featured on their site - that depict these women's power so beautifully - were created by designer Candice Massaria.

Old Navy placed flower installations on the female historical statutes-there are just five out of 150 in the city, in honor of International Women's Day.

"As a stakeholders' council we are happy that we have managed to reach out to women in both marginalised rural areas and towns".

Through these and many other initiatives, we seek to empower women of all backgrounds to achieve their economic potential and shape our world.

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These fierce females - all activists and political pioneers - were and are our Wonder Women.

In celebrating this year International Women's day, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has called for gender equality and women empowerment.

The UN will draw attention to the rights and activism of rural women, who make up over a quarter of the world population and majority of the 43 per cent of women in the global agricultural labor force. "This is the century of women and of feminism; we've raised our voices and we won't stop".

After surveying more than 22,000 working women and men with a college education in 34 countries, Accenture identified 40 factors that influence advancement of women in the workplace. The recent case of a six year-old girl who was raped, but did not receive the justice she was looking for shows that we still have a long way to access justice.

And the question we need to be asking ourselves is: how can these young women #PressforProgress when our society has made them despise themselves so much that they are harming themselves?

Before you assume that a woman's favorite movie is something from the 2000s starring Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey, ask her.

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