Published: Sun, March 11, 2018
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SC women should use voting power for gender equality

SC women should use voting power for gender equality

"Today, the world is celebrating women". We celebrate women's achievements, past & present, & pledge to empower women to reach their full economic potential for generations to come. With the #MeToo and #TimesUp campaigns, there has been plenty of focus on the smart, strong, brave, and powerful women in the world. So whether you honor today by wearing red or purple, supporting women-owned businesses, giving flowers to a female friend or hashtagging the heck out of your social media feeds, you'll be part of an worldwide movement pushing for equality for women everywhere.

People also pointed out she doesn't practice what she's trying to preach and highlighted the fact that her factories are accused of women's rights violations. It's International Women's Day, and though every woman should be celebrated today, it's important to pay tribute to the notable names in political history of women who fought for equal rights around the world.

"Time is Now theme (of the UN) resonates strongly with our movement in light of the fact that almost four years after 276 girls were kidnapped from a secondary school in Chibok in Borno State, 110 girls were kidnapped from a secondary school in Dapchi in Yobe State 17 days ago". And through the Overseas Private Investment Corporation's new "2X Women's Initiative", we are mobilizing $1 billion for investment into projects that support women in emerging markets. "But one thing is for sure, International Women's Day has been occurring for well over a century - and continue's to grow from strength to strength". As a deacon, he worked at a women's federal prison in California, a ministry which, he says, significantly affected the way he sees the role of women in the Church. The WomenConnect Challenge will help women in these developing countries gain access to the digital technology that is so foundational for productivity and participation in the global economy.

In the same vein, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed that the demand an end to abusive behaviour and discriminatory attitudes against women is something that every "sensible" man and boy should want. Mrs. Trump will give remarks and present the International Women of Courage Award to an extraordinary group of women who have shown tremendous courage and leadership in advocating for women's rights around the world.

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