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International Business Times

National Women's Equality Day: 13 Inspiring Quotes From Famous Females On 19th ...
International Business Times
Y., sponsored a joint resolution of Congress requesting that the anniversary of the amendment's certification be observed as Women's Equality Day. It was also set up to "call attention to women's continuing efforts toward full equality," according to ...

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International Business Times

'Look like a girl … think like a man': Bic causes outrage on national women's day
The Guardian
The post was eventually deleted as commentators expressed disgust. “Look like a girl?' Because the infantilisation of women and the sexualisation of children is exactly the kind of blurred line we need!”, read one, the Sunday Times in Johannesburg ...
Bic South Africa Sexist National Women's Day Ad? Pen Maker Slammed On Social ...International Business Times
Bic issues apology for 'think like a man' Women's Day postTimes LIVE
South Africa sends mixed messages to women, even on National Women's DayPRI

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International Business Times UK

Iran: Cars of 'poorly veiled women' to be confiscated by police
International Business Times UK
Several women were featured on the Facebook page without veils. "One of the first acts of this regime was to impose compulsory veiling and suppress a huge protest on 8 March 1979 to mark International Women's Day," said political activist Maryam ...

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Vogue.com

Is Pope Francis the First Feminist Pope?
Vogue.com
The Pope has always been vocal about his appreciation of women. During this year's International Women's Day, he said, “A world where women are marginalized is a sterile world.” Earlier this summer, during a Q&A session at the Vatican, Francis shared ...

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Business Insider

The 'revenge rape' scandal gripping India shows how the country's women are ...
Business Insider
We're only hearing about them now because the international media has created a 'rape debate', following the horrific 2012 gang rape and murder of Nirbhaya, a medical student in New Delhi. That tragedy prompted widespread protests for improved women's ...

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PRI

A self-proclaimed 'vaginal ecologist' is determined to halt the transmission ...
PRI
“You need to know about vaginal flora in order to know how to protect it,” says Zeda Rosenberg, head of the International Partnership for Microbicides(IPM), a non-profit biotech organization focused on developing microbicides. “It was Sharon's work on ...

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ChiswickW4.com

Breakthrough For Chiswick 'Female Composers' Campaigner
ChiswickW4.com
Jessy emailed Edexcel's Head of Music and received a reply stating that they did not believe there were enough prominent women to include in the course. This was after International Women's Day and BBC Radio Three had devoted a whole day to women ...



The Guardian

Edinburgh, through women's eyes
The Guardian
Later that same day I saw Scotland's first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, interview the crime writer Val McDermid at the international book festival, where I also managed to tuck in an event of my own, speaking on the BBC with Kirsty Wark and Prof Jean Seaton.



Huffington Post

Launching #FreeThe20
Huffington Post
... being denied medical treatment while in detention; and those who are known as the "Five Feminists" - young women who were detained in advance of International Women's Day in March of this year for planning a campaign against sexual harassment.



The Guardian

No need for International Women's Day? What world do you live in?
The Guardian
memes clogging up your Facebook feed, March 8th is International Women's Day. As part of this every woman, man and corporate organisation seems to organise an event to celebrate and applaud women's success. I've been to a few in the last week or so ...
Why International Women's Day 2015 is an hour shorter this yearTelegraph.co.uk
The socialist roots of International Women's DayAl Jazeera America
Three Changes That Will Help 'Make It Happen' This International Women's DayHuffington Post UK
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