International Women's Day Newswire

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  1. Good Golly, Miss HollyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... laughs. Thankfully for Ransom that was a lone voice and while speaking at the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day she struck up a conversation with a stranger about mentoring and gender equality within business. That unknown person ...

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  2. Famed Iranian poet Behbahani dies at 87: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The China Post

    ... by authorities. In 2010, Iranian authorities barred her from leaving the country to attend an International Women's Day event in Paris. In 2006, authorities shut down an opposition newspaper for printing one of her works, an editor there said at the ...

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  3. Philippine nonprofit Sinag Microfunds to compete at Project Inspire finals in SingaporeRead the original story

    Tuesday | PR Log

    ... the Middle East or Africa (APMEA). It opened in 2011, to coincide with the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day and the 25th anniversary of MasterCard in APMEA. A US$25,000 grant for project implementation awaits the Project Inspire Grand ...

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  4. Report: Famed Iranian poet Behbahani dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... and women's rights. In 2010, Iranian authorities barred her from leaving the country to attend an International Women's Day event in Paris. Behbahani, who studied law at Tehran University in the 1950s, was awarded the Simone de Beauvoir Prize for ...

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  5. Asian Women's Film Festival calls for entries for eleventh edition slated for March next yearRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Indian Television

    NEW DELHI: Held every day at the International Women's Day, the IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival, will hold its 11th edition next year in the capital from 3 to 5 March.

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  6. The Hudson Valley Learning Center That's Training Women Who Want To Change The WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Fast Company

    ... of Women at the UN headquarters in New York City, the Netroots Nation conference in Detroit, the International Women's Day celebration, and many others. OWLC advisory council member Edit Schlaffer visited Zanzibar and wrote a piece for the ...

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  7. World War One and 100 Years of Counter-RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Indy Media

    ... re particularly effective in Petrograd where female workers spread the idea of a general strike on International Women's Day, 1917. On that day, 8 March, hundreds of women dragged their fellow male workers on to the streets and in

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  8. Anson Chan says Women's Commission isn't advancing the lot of Hong Kong womenRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 9 | South China Morning Post

    ... do basic research, collaborate. Real effort. Not just turn up for cocktails and receptions, and International Women's Day," she said. "This isn't what I set it up to do." The Women's Commission was created in 2001, after the UN Convention on the ...

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  9. World War One and 100 Years of Counter-RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | Anarkismo Newswire

    ... particularly effective in Petrograd where female workers spread the idea of a general strike on International Women's Day, 1917. On that day, 8 March, hundreds of women dragged their fellow male workers on to the streets and in a few days the ...

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  10. Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity. Picture ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Switched

    ... to India, where men and boys will make a show of force for gender equality in November. And on International Women's Day on March 8, 2015, people in every country will make their voices heard for a better world. This blog post is part of a HuffPost ...

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  11. No country for happy womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... But hey, the country was 122nd out of 135 countries when I mentioned the report in my annual International Women's Day column in 2012, so maybe in a century or soa Turkish women's more tragic woes are not reflected in these rankings. An article in ...

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  12. Wednesday 6th August 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Richard Herring

    ... in and it's not an easy task to keep them all focused and laughing. I had a fun heckler during the international women's day bit, when a woman took exception to my claim that 24 hours was too long to celebrate the achievements of women. I told her ...

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  13. Michelle Obama Takes A Cue From Sasha At White House DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Switched

    ... ceremony at the State Department March 8, 2013 in Washington, DC. In celebration of the 102nd International Women's Day, the State Department honored nine women from around the world with the International Women of Courage Award, including the ...

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  14. 2014 International Women's Day on KPFA features Asian American Sex Worker Rights ActivistsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Indybay.org

    International Women's Day includes many diverse voices featured on KPFA's special day of programming.

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  15. British pro-social justice campaigns during World War IRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | Dear Kitty

    ... for which she was named by The Guardian as Woman of the Year. On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day , in March 2011, she was guest of honour at a wreath-laying ceremony at Emmeline Pankhurst 's statue. Hetty has been an ever-present ...

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  16. Senior Liberals deny Abbott's PPL scheme has been shelvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | ABC News

    ... increase for big companies. Mr Abbott announced the policy while in Opposition after attending an International Women's Day lunch, without consulting his shadow cabinet or party room.

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  17. An advance glance at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre's 2014/2015 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... them dressed as the gazebo," Cade says. For the fifth year running, the Cultural Centre celebrates International Women's Day with a stellar line-up of female comedians. This year the show will also head out on a road trip to three other communities. ...

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  18. Kenilworth women in fight for rightsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Kenilworth Weekly News

    ... and Andrea Kingston took part in the Annual Commission on the Status of Women to coincide with International Women's day. Joining over 6,000 delegates, the pair joined the international movement which can have a huge influence on world governments. ...

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  19. Ancient Nepali art on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Glendale News-Press

    ... their first gallery in May 2013, with two others that year and one on March 8, 2014 in honor of International Women's Day. A new exhibit will be on display during August of Mithila art with the theme "Celebrations," though dates are not yet set. ...

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  20. Do women need bigger parking spaces?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | BBC News

    ... idea while others found it sexist and disrespectful. "Aren't men and women equal? There's March 8 International Women's Day. There are women's colleges. There are female-only compartments on trains. Now there's a ladies only parking space. Is it ...

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