Across Spain, women held a 24-hour "feminist" strike to protest against the gender pay gap and gender violence. The occasion picked up more momentum when a series of global human rights conventions were adopted and applied, on the top of which was the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) on December 18, 1979.
The past twelve months have seen women's rights take centre stage as stories of sexual harassment, abuse and discrimination have shaken several industries out of their patriarchal indifference to gender equality.
International Women's Day (IWD) has been observed since the early 1900's - a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies. The dynamic illustrations featured on their site - that depict these women's power so beautifully - were created by designer Candice Massaria.
This International Women's Day has kicked-off with a bang.
Guterres asserted that investing in women lifts up communities, companies and countries, declaring: "Stand with women, listen to them and learn from them". "From our Brooklyn office and passionate store teams to local makers and artisans around the world, I'm thankful to work alongside women who inspire, lead and innovate our brand every day".
These fierce females - all activists and political pioneers - were and are our Wonder Women. "And we can't do that without good men by our sides!"
The United Nations theme for the day was The Time is Now, recognizing the activism that is changing women's lives and that which is still needed.
"When women have complete control over our reproductive rights", another woman said.
"We celebrate today the power of activism to bring change for all women, their solidarity and the sisterhood of humanity", added the senior United Nations official.
The Bachelorette's Georgia Love took the opportunity to post about the one woman who inspires her the most - her late mum.
She continued, "But now I'm in a different position, so now I have to go again, and I have to meet those girls face to face".
"We need WOW because women and men are still not equal in society, and around the world", said Maricka Oglesby. 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.
The Seattle Mariners are working to finalize a one-year contract agreement with Ichiro Suzuki , according to a source. He signed with them in 2001 and earned 10 American League All-Star bids and 10 Gold Gloves in 11½ seasons.
Teaser also indicates that the film will definitely be high on performances with Rajinikanth and Nana Patekar coming face-to-face. As in Kabali , director Pa Ranjith allows Rajinikanth to play his age on screen, at no loss to his superhero image.
Becca , 27, remained incredibly graceful throughout, removing the 3-carat oval diamond sparkler and trying to contain her tears. Arie was going to run to Lauren and Lauren , being a docile woman from what we know of her, would agree to marry Arie .
Ms Wallington said she would also allow a support dog called Cooper to accompany the complainants as they gave their evidence. Shann said the first complaint set off a chain of events with others making allegations against Pell.
Millions of customers buy all kinds of "stuff" (paging the late, great George Carlin!) from Amazon on their computers and phones. The company is reportedly in talks with big banks like JPMorgan Chase about partnering on the potential product.
While it was a federal act, states were granted the power to decide if they wanted to remain on standard time year-round. During World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt revived the idea and instituted year-round DST, known as "War Time ".
The BJP and its allies already rule Assam , Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur, while the Congress is in power in Mizoram. The Left Front's tally has now been reduced to 16 as opposed to 50 seats that it won in the last assembly polls .
The new agreement calls on UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to put together an observer mission to monitor the elections . The coalition of right-wing parties known as the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) says it intends to boycott the elections .
The Bears selected Fuller 14th overall in the 2014 National Football League draft, and his rookie season was an electric one. Rapoport added the transition tag for cornerbacks is valued at $12.97 million next season.
Oosthuizen is a well known name on the PGA Tour, but he only owns one tour win at the Open Championship in 2010. Two of the European Tour's hottest players brought their best golf to their first World Golf Championship.
The recent shooting in Parkland, Fla., was relatively unique in that the shooter did purchase firearms legally, Edwards said. The retailer also said it would no longer sell assault-style rifles or high-capacity magazines.
The fast rising star is expected to be named in Scotland's squad for the games against Costa Rica and Hungary this month. I think his own heart is more important than my advice, because my advice is purely from the career point of view.
He added: "For the foreseeable future, it looks that the US-Russia agenda will be limited to just one item: war prevention". He said it carries more nuclear warheads than its Soviet-era predecessor, known in the West as Satan.
The city's military headquarters and the embassy - which is also near the prime minister's office - are about one kilometre apart. French government sources said there had been no French casualties and described the situation in Ouagadougou as "under control".
BTW, Android Pay is now Google Pay , and you can use this trick to get Google Pay to work on your Android Wear smartwatch. We've been impressed with this app's potential since Google first revealed its capabilities at a conference last May.
In addition to Thompson and Love, the Cavs are also missing reserve forward Jeff Green (lower back soreness). Larry Nance Jr . supplied 22 points and 15 rebounds after being inserted into the starting lineup.
With the state witnessing a hung Assembly, the BJP has emerged as the kingmaker being wooed by both the main regional parties. This took place in the presence of Union Health Minister Jagat Prasad Nadda and BJP National General Secretary Arun Singh.
The researchers examined what are known as Twitter "cascades" - unbroken retweet chains - and charted how they were spreading. What makes false news so much more enticing than true news ? "We then looked for tweets spreading that rumor".
Nevertheless, Brown warned: "This is basically going to war against the state of California , the engine of the American economy". But the lawsuit itself was filed yesterday afternoon in the United States District Court, Eastern District of California .
The platform pushes a text alert to passengers about the scheduled ride, and the business provider typically covers the cost. Depending on the patient's needs, an Uber can be called immediately, within a few hours or with 30 days' notice.
This all comes as a new update adds Redwood Snow and the Infected mode to Call of Duty: Black Ops III - seemingly out of nowhere. Treyarch detailed what's included in the latest update , which should prompt automatically the next time you start up the game.
Wind: SW 10-15 miles per hour .• SATURDAY: Partly cloudy, breezy, and warm with a 20% chance of showers. Thursday night , the low will be around 33 with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.
I really thought I did! Others say Jackson lacks the necessary skills and aptitude to make NFL-level throws from the pocket. But hours later, Jackson said he was "shocked" by the news because "no teams have asked me to play wide receiver".
Some guys are maybe traveling all over the world. "I think we share the same philosophy, it's not easy to win", Wilson said . With him scheduled to leave on Sunday, the former Colorado Rockies' fourth-round draft pick in 2010 finally got his chance.
The on-field workouts include the all-important 40-yard dash, timing, positional skill drills and three-cone and shuttle drills. According to Mel Kiper, Brown is a projected top 20 pick by most experts, with some projections showing him in the top 10.
UFC 222 takes place on Saturday, March 3 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas , Nevada with Cyborg and Yana Kunitskaya headlining. Frankie Edgar was supposed to challenge Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight championship in the UFC 222 main event.
The 30-year Treasury yield, which is more influenced by expectations for inflation , fell to 3.14 percent from 3.16 percent. It had been bouncing between modest gains and losses but the losses accelerated after Powell began answering questions.