Published: Thu, March 08, 2018
Markets | By Rosalie Gross

To achieve gender equality, we need women entrepreneurs

To achieve gender equality, we need women entrepreneurs

International Women's Day is an event that is observed across the globe with the motive of women empowerment.

Part of a global campaign, the event in Tbilisi was a partnership between IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the Georgian Stock Exchange, UN Women, the Civil Development Agency (CiDA) and the Secretariat of Global Compact Network Georgia.

God might have created man before Woman.

In 1911, as a result of the Copenhagen initiative, International Women's Day was marked for the first time on March 19 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland, where more than one million women and men attended rallies.

This, she added, was a sign of the need for TT to pay attention to women's issues and lives and the multiple areas that are relevant to women's rights. Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. This year's theme is #PressforProgress, motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive.

Learn about women who've done incredible things in the pursuit of equal rights for women - March is also International Women's History Month.

Purple is used to symbolise International Women's Day, but historically it was green, white and purple; purple to symbolise dignity, white for purity and green for hope. These activities include our "Health is Wealth Seminar for Women and Girls" on March 8 at the St. Paul's Anglican Church Hall from 9 1 p.m.

According to the United Nations, International Women's Day started in America in 1909, when the Socialist Party of America took to the streets to honor garment workers who had protested against inhumane working conditions the year before. But today we must also take stock of the barriers to success and inequalities women still face, and take action.

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A well-known and respected feminist in the north, she is one of the driving forces behind this year's International Women's Day (IWD) festival.

If you've already read about or discussed a few influential women from the past or present, making popsicle stick puppets can be a fun crafts project to tackle at the end of the day. Since the start of my tenure a year ago, I have set change in motion at United Nations headquarters, in our peacekeeping missions and in all our offices worldwide.

Women's Day was first observed on February 28, 1909 in NY.

Global data indicates that if we invested equally into women in the economy, the world economy could gain $US28 trillion dollars by 2025.

This rally and subsequent march through Downtown Manhattan begins at 4 Washington Square Park to encourage "women and their allies to strike from all labor, both paid an unpaid for one hour".

When is International Women's Day?

To help chart a path for companies to hire, retain, and promote female employees, we joined more than 400 global business leaders and government representatives in Santiago, Chile, last week for the Fourth Global Forum on Business for Gender Equality. He also said there was " ... still much room for improvement".

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