International Women's Day News
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1 hr ago | Payvand News of Iran
On her first trip to Tehran, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton met with Gohar Eshghi, the mother of Sattar Beheshti and women's rights activist Nargess Mohammadi.
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5 hrs ago | The Star Online
The United States on Tuesday condemned what it called the use of heavy-handed tactics by Burundi's police to break up opposition party meetings at the weekend in which more than a dozen people were injured and several were arrested.
9 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette
Kwantlen First Nation Chief Marilyn Gabriel, Ingeborg Violet and Christina Bucholtz were honoured Saturday at an International Women's Day lunch at Newlands Golf and Country Club, organized by Langley Central Rotary Club.
13 hrs ago | Ely Standard
An Ely woman is encouraging females to tackle gender battles by sharing her story as part of International Women's Day.
The Swedish government has condemned an attack over the weekend in which four people were wounded, saying violence by far-right groups was hurting the country's image.
Opening of a exhibition of Gwent Women artists in the indoor market in Newport L-R Meg Kingston , Ella Edwards and Jess Morden MP Jessica Morden, MP for Newport East, opened Upmarket Galleries' new exhibition, Dathlu, on Saturday, which showcases the work of 35 female artists.
MEN and women of all cultures came together on Saturday to celebrate International Women's Day and highlight the dangers of domestic abuse.
Last Saturday was International Women's Day, and while I would like to say that my Facebook newsfeed was filled to the brim with intelligent discussions involving the accomplishments and struggles of women around the world the truth is I saw a lot more ruminations on why women need a day when the rest of the year is dedicated to making men put up ... (more)
The singer topped a list of big-selling songs by female artists compiled by the Official Charts Company for International Women's Day, according to Metro.
Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai's wife Rula Ghani walks on the stage as she prepares to speak during a campaign rally for women a day after International Women's Day in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Bolivarian National Guardmen block a road to prevent demonstrators from reaching the Food Ministry, in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Today is International Women's Day . While many people are celebrating around the world at the strides women have made over decades, there is one group that shouldn't be celebrating - Democrats .
Israeli occupation forces on Saturday fired stun grenades and tear gas at dozens of protesters marking International Women's Day near a West Bank checkpoint, injuring at least 11 women, local media reported.
There is a need to change the "medieval mindset" and give women leadership positions in politics, business and social spheres to ensure rightful place for them in the society, Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday.
The Aspiring Women's Network is calling upon the women of Ilkley and beyond to celebrate International Women's Day by attending its 'Inspiring Change' event on Saturday, from 10am to noon at the Wheatley Arms.
To some other news... In commemoration of International Women's Day, the leader of the Joint Trade Union Movement is calling on the government to ratify Convention 189 of the International Labour Organisation, which seeks rights for domestic workers... Mainly women.