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Tons of different events take place to mark International Women's Day (IWD). This is because there is still a lot of disparity between the salaries of men and women. The rich struggle and movement for women's rights have shaped the history of women's day as we know it today.

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". They pledged to work together, and with the Government of India and civil society partners, to continue to advocate and raise awareness around gender equality, gender parity and equal access to opportunities for women and girls.

The ABC is launching a cadetship scheme to encourage women to enter the film and television industry as part of its support for International Women's Day and the #PressforProgress campaign.

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Another initiative to be discussed is the Women's Empowerment Principles, a set of operating guidelines developed by UN Women and the UN Global Compact that embodies the business case for gender equality. They have been working together on several initiatives including a campaign for the empowerment of girls on the global day of the Girl Child on October 11, 2017, with Indian girls "taking over" the role of Ambassadors for a day.

IWD has been observed since the 1900s although it wasn't always celebrated on March 8.

Thousands of Palestinian women have taken to the streets for International Women's Day in an attempt to shed light on the issue of incarcerated women who have had their fundamental rights taken away from them. Another big achievement in recent years was the passing of legislation to protect women and girls from domestic violence.

The beauty of International Women's Day lies in the fact that it is not limited to any particular group or any one cause. Its roots can be traced to 1908, when 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding voting rights, better pay and shorter working hours. In addition, this year the European Union has the leadership of the "Call to Action for Protection Against Gender-Based Violence", which brings together over 60 countries and organisations striving to ensure that gender-based violence is addressed in humanitarian crises.

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More than 60 women, men and children of all ages participated in last year's event.

Since the early 1990s the number of women admitted as lawyers has exceeded men, but it's only in the past few years that women lawyers have closed the gap.

The United Nations selects a theme every year to focus on the day.

The day is celebrated by distributing gifts and flowers to women in countries like Hungary, Poland, Latvia and Colombia among others.

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"The fact nevertheless remains that much still needs to be done, both here and overseas, to advance the cause of gender equality". He also said there was " ... still much room for improvement".

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