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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.

"At IKEA, 6,000 of our co-workers are hourly co-workers, they're retail workers that are working in our stores and we make commitments to gender equality, gender pay parity, and opportunity".

UN Women representative M Alison McLean making a presentation at the seminar organised for International Women's Day by WPortfolio in collaboration with the Bureau of Gender Affairs and the National Organisation of Women.

The day is often marked around the world with performances, talks, rallies, networking events, conferences and marches. "In a patriarchal system, IWD was used as a way to put women on the map, but every day is still men's day, so we still need time on the calendar to recognise women".

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Her parents had made stunning allegations that their daughter was indoctrinated to leave her Hindu religion to join the ISIS. Her family alleged she was brainwashed as part of an anti-Hindu conspiracy, prompting a lower court to annul the marriage.

Currently, International Women's Day is still considered an official holiday in the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.

Speaking at the forum on the Theme, "Press for Progress" Madam Akufo-Addo also acknowledged some individuals who had positively impacted the lives of children in their communities.

The small company of 40 employees is proud to share that 43% of its workforce is made up of women and furthermore 50% of their management team.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: "India is moving from women development to women-led development".

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Sophia admitted that the response to the post has been "overwhelming" but she's been trying her best to keep up with the response. She said of him: "I always thought he was the coolest person, so to see that I had the honor of making him laugh was great".

McDonald's turned their iconic arches upside down for International Women's Day. Women in several major European cities have organized strikes to show the world how dependent our society is on women.

Our national theme: "Empowerment of Rural Women and Girls: Opportunities and Challenges", drew from the rural women who form the bulk of Uganda's female population, according to the Uganda National Household Survey 2017.

She credited feminist leaders, spotlighting Asma Jahangir of Pakistan and UN Women's Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Africa Jaha Dukureh of the Gambia for their powerful work.

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We are however anxious that despite all our efforts to reach out to community, incidences of gender based violence, domestic violence, sexual harassment and abuse of women and girls remain high in the province.

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"Increasing the level of women participation in politics and creating an enabling environment for women to participate in politics by economic empowerment and adequate education of women for political participation" Abiola Akiode, head of WARDC said.

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