Sunday, 25 June, 2017

International Women's Day: Why Some Are Striking (And Why Some Aren't)

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Craig Ferguson | 09 March, 2017, 00:41

They have been encouraged to take the day off from paid and unpaid labor, whether it's a 9-to-5 job or childcare and domestic responsibilities. The quips about never putting a wife to work, grabbing women "http://www.mediaite.com/online/trump-caught-on-hot-mic-bragging-about-sexual-exploits-grab-em-by-the-pssy/", and the importance of treating women "like shit" made frequent appearances. Organizers asked those unable to skip work to wear red.

NYPD officers arrest women taking part in a rally outside Trump Tower on International Women's Day Wednesday in NY.

The annual event will see hundreds of thousands take to the streets to march in support of women, who remain the victims of various "gaps" across the world.

Women in more than 50 countries - including Bosnia, Senegal, Cambodia, Hong Kong and Pakistan - also hosted similar events. Some schools are also closing in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and in New York City.

Perez continued, calling for the feminist movement to work toward building a more inclusive environment for trans women.

An estimated 12 women per day travel from Ireland and Northern Ireland, where abortion is illegal, to access the procedure at private clinics in Great Britain.

Chicago-based technology incubator 1871 was celebrating "A Day Without A Woman" with activities all day at its Merchandise Mart headquarters.

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But whoever can participate should, says Stein. She adds: "Let's create a culture of both women and men in business who are there for each other, not afraid to talk about family life and priorities; to be confident and courageous and #BeBoldForChange".

Mary Jacobs, 67, a Trump supporter from Los Angeles, also joined the rally despite her differing political views.

Not everyone is striking, of course.

"That is why we will continue to place gender equality and rights, and the empowerment of women and girls, at the heart of our worldwide development work".

Thankfully, the organizers have included ways to participate that don't require missing work: One is to avoid spending money (with exceptions for small, women- and minority-owned businesses).

The United States, as a beacon of hope and a leader in promoting womens rights, is deeply committed to empowering women both at home and overseas.

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