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Fierce females unite! See how your fave celebrities are celebrating International Women's Day

In celebrating this year International Women's day, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has called for gender equality and women empowerment. In addition to providing more support for all aspects of the Games - including coaches and officials, the International Olympic Committee is strongly recommending that organisations such as NOCs and IFs provide funding (including evening out prize money disparities) to promote gender equality and reflect diversity in gender within their management and membership.

According to her, the University offers safe spaces to debate through the feminist society as well as the LGBT+ and Women's Network.

"Women are the driving force at West Elm, making up 73 percent of our team-a number we are incredibly proud of", says Alex Bellos, the company's president. In 1977, two years after the International Women's Day originated, the United Nations made a decision to invite the nations to spend one day expressing the interests of women and world peace.

Indian women shout slogans and take part in a protest against rape during International Women's Day in New Delhi, India, March 8, 2018.

The celebration of March 8, as International Women's Day, marks the increasing recognition of the struggles of women against all forms of discrimination and exploitation, and focuses on the need for equality, for national liberation, democracy, peace and progress, in all countries of the world.

He pointed out that United Nations had now reached gender parity for the first time in his senior management team, adding "I am determined to achieve this throughout the Organisation".

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The project, endorsed by the IOC executive board last month, covers areas including sport, portrayal, funding, governance and human resources and aims to create a roadmap to advance gender equality within and beyond the Olympic movement.

Despite some recent progress around the world, too many women still face tremendous barriers to participation in all aspects of life.

"International Women's Day is not country, group or organisation specific".

Women across Spain went on strike and held hundreds of rallies to protest against gender inequality today, leading to the closure of many main roads and squares. Aram... it has been a tumultuous year for campaigns against sexual harassment and gender equality... This gap widens for women of color, with African American women earning only 57 cents, Latinas earning 51 cents, and Asian women earning 68 cents for every dollar earned by white, non-Hispanic men.

The Bachelorette's Georgia Love took the opportunity to post about the one woman who inspires her the most - her late mum. This must change. Women are critical to economic growth and global stability. And this year women around the world unite to think, act and be gender inclusive.

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