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Women's Day Fabric Design Under Scrutiny
The competition for the 2015 International Women's Day fabric design is on. Members of the committee to select the best design for the Women's Day fabric in Cameroon began meeting on Tuesday September 30, 2014 in Yaounde to examine works ...

New equipment for local breast health program thanks to diligent fundraising
Windsor Star (blog)
On Wednesday, Windsor Regional Hospital named one of its breast health ultrasound imaging suites after the International Women's Day Committee of the Ciociaro Club, which started raising money for the suite's equipment seven years ago. The committee ...

The Independent

Oscar Pistorius: Women's rights groups call for action to combat 'worryingly ...
The Independent
"We ask men to swear the pledge, wear the ribbon and share the message by becoming an ambassador and speaking out." The 2014 White Ribbon campaign will mark 16 days of action. It will start on the UN International Day to Eradicate Violence against ...

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Feminists Lip-Sync 'You Don't Own Me' To Encourage Women To Vote For ...
Daily Caller
A woman holds a banner during a demonstration in Warsaw March 6, 2011. The event was organised two days before the International Women's day to show support for feminists. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel (POLAND - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) - ...

The Guardian

Professor Jenny Hocking wrote the two-volume biography of Gough Whitlam: A ...
The Guardian
He believed that the rights that women needed were those set out in four international conventions, reflecting Whitlam's profound belief in the United Nations and in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Whitlam's deep commitment to the ... Before ...
Gough Whitlam put Australian arts, culture on centre stageThe Australian
Whitlam mourned in EurobodallaBay Post/Moruya Examiner

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First round of ICC Women's Championship concludes
In the final series of the first round in Colombo, Sri Lanka and South Africa played out an exhilarating and competitive series which ended in a one-all draw with the second One-Day International (ODI) rained off. South Africa claimed the first spoils ...
Sri Lanka Name Squad For T20sCricket World

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Google Doodle Celebrates Its 16th Birthday
Its topics have ranged from sci-fi show Doctor Who to iconic actress Audrey Hepburn, as well as social causes including International Women's Day, the Sochi Winter Olympics gay-rights controversy and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I ...

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Comet 24

Baldock women seeks Hertfordshire railway women's wartime tales
Comet 24
... of vital supplies across the country and the movement of troops, not least after Dunkirk and the D-Day landings.” Her script will be completed in December and then developed by a cast who plan to perform it next year on March 8, International Women ...

Open Democracy

My enemy's enemy - the battle for secularism
Open Democracy
A two-day conference on “The Religious Right, Secularism, and Civil Rights” doesn't sound like a festival of laughs, but it was hard not to smile at the sight of Richard Dawkins getting roped into a photo op with Inna Shevchenko, Ukrainian leader of ...

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Liverpool Echo

Liverpool mum says her two daughters owe their lives to the Women's hospital
Liverpool Echo
It was International Day of the Girl and the hospital invited 170 Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Senior Section members to see how women and babies are cared for, and both Lydia and Charlotte are Guides. “It was quite emotional,” says Tracey, 51, from ...


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