International Women's Day

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  1. Women in IT still earn 13% less than male counterpartsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Computer Weekly

    ... , but we can't give up and we will make it work," said Gillian Arnold, BCSWomen chair , on International Women's Day in March. During the event, Arnold urged more women to write to their HR departments to request what the other employees at the same ...

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  2. News Briefs: Business forum is set for Tuesday in Port Angeles . . . and other itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    ... 620 Tyler St. Admission is free. The screening is one of hundreds that are coordinated with International Women's Day, according to George Denniston, who is moderating the event. Denniston, a physician and Marrowstone Island resident, said most ...

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  3. Crossing the Korean DMZ for PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | OpEdNews

    ... So a group of international women is stepping in to "try something different." On May 24 -- International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament -- I'll be one of 30 women from 15 countries who will engage in an historic march from North to South ...

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  4. NSW pushes ahead with proposed domestic violence disclosure schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    The New South Wales Government is pushing ahead with its proposed domestic violence disclosure scheme, saying it will hold offenders to account. Premier Mike Baird told an International Women's Day breakfast in Sydney earlier this year that he wanted to set up a register that would record the names of offenders with a violent past.

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  5. Gloria Steinem Joins Female Activists in North Korea for DMZ Peace MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TIME.com

    Activist Gloria Steinem, center right, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mairead Maguire, center left, along with other delegation members, visit Mangyongdae, the birthplace of North Korea's late leader Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang on May 20, 2015 An all-female group of peace activists landed in North Korea on Wednesday in the hope of crossing the demilitarized zone to South Korea on May 24, International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament. The women hope crossing the fortified border will signal that Korean reunification is not a distant goal but a realistic possibility.

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  6. Gloria Steinem to march on North Korea. Noa seriouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hot Air

    ... zone dividing North and South Korea in a call for peace next Sunday. The event marks the International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament. The 81-year-old activist told Reuters that "it seems to me that the past of no contact has not worked," ...

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  7. The University of Edinburgh's Speculative Society to begin accepting female membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Independent

    ... Early men and women 'had gender equality' Pope Francis calls the gender pay gap a 'pure scandal' International Women's Day: 10 ways to make equality happen A spokesman for the Society said it had "actively discussed female membership for many ...

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  8. Female activists prepare to march for Korean reconciliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Reuters

    ... Both the North and the South have given the women permission for the walk on Sunday -- which is International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament. But the group had yet to hear from the United Nations Command, which is in charge of the Panmunjom ...

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  9. Quick Hit: Chinese feminist Xiao Meili speaks outRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Feministing

    ... here. In Xiao Meili's words: The arrest of my five friends, which occurred in the days before International Women's Day, showed that the government has become scared of a group of young women because of our ability to mobilize a large network of ...

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  10. Women to March for Peace Between KoreasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    Prominent female activists from around the world plan to march through the demilitarized zone dividing North and South Korea to call for peace between the two neighbors, divided for more than 60 years. The event, taking place May 24, marks the International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament and has been approved by both Koreas.

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  11. Did O'Malley just Snapchat his 2016 announcement location?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | CNN

    ... "marcorubio16" And earlier this year, democratic candidate Hillary Clinton used Snapchat on International Women's Day, days after O' Malley joined the platform. Here's her full snap: Republican Presidential hopeful Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) however was ...

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  12. Photo challenge: 12 by 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | BBC News

    ... is full of cranes and pile drivers. This shot was taken in the Sennaya Square, St Petersburg, on International Women's Day. On this day, every man thinks it's his sacred duty to give his wife some flowers. The elderly man and woman came to the kiosk ...

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  13. Guides stay silent for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Ilkley Gazette

    THE SECOND Ilkley Guides held a sponsored silence and a coffee evening which raised a A 100 for Care International. This brings the Ilkley Total to A 1,000 from International Women's Day events.

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  14. Time To Do More: Almas Jiwani To Commonwealth Heads Of StateRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Sys-Con Media

    ... Women's Forum entitled 'Women ahead-be all that you can be'. This also falls in line with International Women's Day which was recently celebrated in March with the theme 'Make it happen'. Ms. Jiwani's awe-inspiring and motivating contribution also ...

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  15. CODEPINK Joins International Women Peacemakers for Historic Korea DMZ CrossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | OpEdNews

    CODEPINK leaders Medea Benjamin, Jodie Evans and Ann Wright will join 30 international women for a historic walk across the De-Militarized Zone between North and South Korea to call for an end to the Korean War. The trip, from May 19-26, will include peace symposiums with women's groups on both sides of the border, and the group will cross the DMZ on May 24, International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament.

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  16. Lady takes the wheelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Telegraph

    ... at the North Bengal Veterans' Sports Meet held in Islampur on March 8, which is celebrated as International Women's Day. "On this occasion, we chose to felicitate Brinda Barui among others. She has set an example for us all by overcoming social ...

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  17. Survival of the Fittest: Foreign NGOs in ChinaRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | China Digital Times

    ... will be the Chinese people." The arrest of my five friends, which occurred in the days before International Women's Day, showed that the government has become scared of a group of young women because of our ability to mobilize a large network of ...

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  18. eReflect's Ultimate Vocabulary Blog Promotes YouTube Campaign...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | PRWeb

    ... with their head held up high. YouTube's global #DearMe campaign is an initiative leading up to the International Women's Day. It seeks to help women realize that they're not alone when facing everyday challenges, and that these are often shared by ...

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  19. Shocking promotion uses Nurses Day to sell 'sexy' nurse outfitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Daily Mail

    ... Two of China's most popular websites were criticised in March for using 'sexist stereotypes' on International Women's Day. Doodles that appeared on the websites showed a ballerina twirling in a music box, while another depicts a girl drinking tea ...

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  20. Anger over International Nurses Day in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WPTV Local News

    ... rst time this has backfired. In March, two of China's biggest Internet companies caused offense on International Women's Day, with homepage "doodles" that were ridiculed as sexist.

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