International Women's Day

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  1. Chinese Feminist Describes Prison OrdealRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | LBC 97.3

    ... other women's rights activists, Wang Man, Li Tingting, Wu Rongrong and Zheng Churan, just before International Women's Day on 8 March. The women were held by authorities at a Beijing detention centre for "causing a quarrel" after they had planned a ...

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  2. HDP Vows To Be 'Sultan's Nightmare' In Turkey Elections, Promises To Open Armenia BorderRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Groong

    ... to the manifesto. The party said the new constitution will be centered on women and added International Women's Day on March 8 will be declared as official holiday. The minimum wage will be increased to 1,800 Turkish Liras while the minimum ...

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  3. HDP vows to be 'Sultan's nightmare' in Turkey electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... to the manifesto. The party said the new constitution will be centered on women and added International Women's Day on March 8 will be declared as official holiday. The minimum wage will be increased to 1,800 Turkish Liras while the minimum ...

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  4. Womens Magazine a " April 20, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    ... arrest and release of the Feminist Five - five young feminists held for over a month for planning International Women's Day actions around the country.

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  5. Meet the New MK: Joint List's Touma-Sliman wants to enact feminist laws, improve lives of ArabsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Jerusalem Post

    ... 2. What are the first three bills you plan to propose? I already proposed a bill that March 8, International Women's Day, should be a mandatory vacation day. I also plan to propose bills connected to students' rights, like canceling VAT on ...

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  6. This viral video from Microsoft on how girls feel about...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | SFGate

    A YouTube video Microsoft released last month called "Girls Do Science" has gone viral, with over 2.1 million views. In celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History month, Microsoft talked to a bunch of girls about how they feel about science.

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  7. Li Tingting released: 'Feminism is my soul,' says gay...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Independent

    ... and "shameless". Mr Wang said this amounted to torture. Ms Li was detained just ahead of International Women's Day, which the Chinese authorities mark by touting gender equality under the leadership of the Communist Party. Ms Li believes it shows ...

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  8. North Korea tells US ambassador he could face a 'bigger...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Independent

    ... Kim Jong-un learned to drive at age three, North Korean children will be taught North Korea marks International Women's Day by handing out make-up to pilot's wives North Korea had previously said the attack was "deserved punishment" but denied that ...

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  9. Phelicia Dell for CFW 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Gleaner

    ... Furstenberg featured Dell's winning handbags online and in DVF stores around the globe, marking International Women's Day. In 2010, Newsweek magazine's 100 most influential women award placed Dell among luminaries such as the now-declared 2016 US ...

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  10. Pope Ends Stifling of Nuns; Systemic Rape in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Women's eNews

    ... Reuters reported April 13. The women were taken into custody on the weekend of March 8, International Women's Day, and detained on suspicion of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble." They had planned to demonstrate against sexual harassment on ...

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  11. China journalist jailed for "leaking state secrets"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | CBS News

    ... ating a disturbance for preparing to distribute posters and stickers against domestic violence for International Women's Day.

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  12. Tonga College wins IWD cheering competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga College won the $1,000 pa'anga first prize in a cheering competition at the finals of the 2015 Inter College Sports Competition today at Teufaiva Stadium. Seven schools participated and were encouraged to cheer about the International Women's Day theme, "Make it Happen, Women in Parliament" as well as "Ending Violence Against Women and Children".

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  13. It's time for a woman presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Daily Trojan

    ... and access to birth control. The Economist's "Glass Ceiling Index," which ran last month on International Women's Day and ranks countries according to women's chances of being treated equally at work, puts the United States out of the top 20 in most ...

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  14. Seoul voices concerns over activists' plan to cross DMZRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Korea Herald

    South Korea expressed concerns Thursday that a campaign by dozens of foreign activists to walk across the heavily fortified inter-Korean border will increase tensions on the peninsula. About 30 female activists from around the world, including U.S. activist Gloria Steinem and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mairead Maguire from Ireland, plan to march from the North to the South across the Demilitarized Zone that bisects the two Koreas to mark the May 24 International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament.

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  15. Viewpoint: Awareness doesn't equal actionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Michigan Daily Online

    On March 8, when you saw a post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with #InternationalWomensDay or #IWD2015, what did you do? Did you like or share the photo? Did you try to figure out more about International Women's Day? Did you question gender boundaries? You, like me, probably did nothing. At most, you read the content, sent out a quick response or had a conversation about the topic, and then moved on.

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  16. Tajik Authorities Hunt the Hijab and Battle the BeardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Global Voices Online

    ... Emomali Rahmon congratulated Tajik women on the occasion of Mothers' Day (Tajikistan's version of International Women's Day) and called on them to wear colourful national dress rather than dark "foreign" clothes. The Tajik authorities accepted the ...

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  17. Editors Are Trying To Fix Wikipedia's Gender And Racial Bias ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Switched

    ... on subjects that have been largely ignored. One event in March, organized by Art+Feminism around International Women's Day, attracted over 1,500 participants in 75 locations across multiple countries. Smaller edit-a-thons have been held in ...

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  18. Have Girl-Powered Ads Empowered Female Directors?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Advertising Age

    ... packed. Park Pictures ' Alison Maclean, who recently directed a Clinton Foundation campaign for International Women's Day in which prominent women were heard but not seen, said that while women still need to be "tenacious and bloody-minded" to make ...

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  19. China targets human rights groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Newsday

    ... and schools. It had lobbied for the release of the women, who were arrested shortly before International Women's Day on 8 March. Ms Lu had earlier said their detention was "a glaring injustice". The women had planned activities including a march in ...

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  20. Bend Cultural Tourism Fund gets 17 requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... th locally and internationally recognized artists, activists, & social change leaders to celebrate International Women's Day and kick-off Women's History Month.

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