Published: Sun, March 11, 2018
Worldwide | By Victor Meyer

McDonald's Flips Logo To Mark Women's Day

McDonald's Flips Logo To Mark Women's Day

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. "At the time I was an extremely broke playwright who had a fundraising party and a friend said he'd match whatever I made, and I was able to pay my NY rent and go".

INTERNATIONAL Women's Day is observed each year on March 8, but this year there seem to be more events than ever planned for TT. Happy International Women's Day everyone!

Moreover, I have worked with Congress to enact policies that encourage American women to pursue careers in the worldwide arena.

"Black Panther" star Danai Gurira says the hit movie is showing the world that women and men "can work shoulder to shoulder" and their abilities "are equally valued in a society".

In honor of International Women's Day 2018, today, the Office of the First Lady announces Mrs. Melania Trump's participation in the 2018 International Women of Courage (IWOC) Celebration scheduled for Wednesday, March 21.

"Malaysian women have waited for 12 years - and we will wait no longer".

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In her message for the Day, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women explained that this year's theme captured the life of the women activists whose passion and commitment had brought change over generations and won women's rights.

"What is the point of signing the Convention, but not incorporating it into Malaysian law to protect women?" she said.

"We stop looking at our differences", one woman added.

But as International Women's Day dominates the news, you may be asking yourself: what exactly IS International Women's Day?

When will gender equality be achieved? "Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals means progress for all women, everywhere", he stressed.

He also talks about the stories of sexual violence that he heard, bringing home the reality of how women are treated differently and "are oppressed in every country in the world". The trade union report also pointed out that gap between men's and women's gross weekly earnings has remained relatively consistent for at least two decades, from 1997 to 2017. "We are going to create more opportunity for each other".

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