Inspiring Women Who Changed The World-International Women's Day

After surveying more than 22,000 working women and men with a college education in 34 countries Accenture identified 40 factors that influence advancement of women in the workplace. The company then narrowed the list to 14

Inspiring Women Who Changed The World-International Women's Day

"UN is pleased and proud to be collaborating with Bahrain Women Union and other participating bodies to celebrate the worldwide women's day", Head of UN Information Centre (UNIC) Samir Al Darabi told DT News. Ever since, women gained more and more equality, but not absolutely in practice until this day. We honor the vital role of women in our communities, businesses, civil society, and government.

CGTN's Frances Kuo has more. On International Women's Day 2016, Gurira, joined by other celebrities on Capitol Hill, pushed lawmakers to make changes to improve the gender wage gap for women of color around the world, among other pressing issues, TIME reported. When women fall victims of insecurity like the recent serial murders in Entebbe, why do we see women-related rights bodies advocating for justice.

"When women have complete control over our reproductive rights", another woman said.

SC is one of the few states that has not enacted an Equal Pay Act, and, as a result, women in SC are only paid 80 cents for every dollar that men earn, resulting in an annual wage gap of $8,272 (National Women's Law Center). "Women's empowerment is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development".

According to official statistics, 742 female deputies make up the 13th National People's Congress, a quarter of the full body.

Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef says that in Canada, women hold only one-fifth of the positions on corporate boards. The contributions of women to the beauty of this world can not be underestimated.

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Pushing that cause is the All-China Women's Federation, formed in 1949. So together, let's all be tenacious in accelerating gender parity.

"Without women, the world in its entirety and our lives are incomplete".

Also among China's richest women is Zhang Xin, Co-Founder and CEO of real estate developer SOHO China.

She said when women get discriminated at work, they have few or no options for redress at all. With the formation of the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders, we are engaging with the private sector to reduce barriers to women's participation in business.

Another initiative is the third edition of the IF Gender Equality in Leadership Forum on 28 March co-organised by IOC and the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF).

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