was established more than 100 years ago, even before universal suffrage was establishedin this country.
Elsewhere as part of IWD
, Newcastle City Council held a This Girl Can campaign event at Exhibition Park.
is not only about a group of people but is about pressing for progress that has been astonishingly slow.
female speakers in an online conversation hosted by Ernst & Young on IWD
The Arab Women's Organization (AWO) and Cairo University launched the first forum to combat violence against women under the title "The role of Arab Universities in Combating Violence Against Women" last Wednesday, on the occasion of the IWD
, coinciding with 8 March.
She said that the IWD
offers a specific day to focus on the needs and achievements of
The first IWD
was celebrated in New York City in 1909 to commemorate the march for women's rights that had taken place in that same city the previous year.
Mission Germany's FWP commemoration of Women's History Month and IWD
in March included events highlighting the contributions of women globally and within the Department.
To commemorate IWD
, Free Patriotic Movement president Gebran Bassil appointed one woman each to nine of the party's district offices, saying his party was working on increasing women participation in it, currently standing at 33 percent.
Indeed, if the IWD
parades sponsored by the Cameroonian government appear at first glance to constitute instances of total control over women's bodies, on closer inspection they may be seen to function as variegated spaces wherein desire, consumption, seduction and exhibitionism play critical and significantly complicating roles.
This year's IWD
theme "Equality for Women is Progress for All," encourages advocacy for women's advancement around the world in all aspects of life.
Diosdado Inso, the assistant jail warden, said the prisoners were holding hostage Senior Jail Officer 3 Samuel Sunico, the IWD
who was inside the jail compound for a regular dance therapy of the inmates.