Melania Trump to present award in honor of International Women's Day

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Melania Trump to present award in honor of International Women's Day

Customers flying with the airline on International Women's Day on March 8 will also be able to watch the video of the journey during their flight.

What is International Women's Day?

The first lady will be present the award, which comes in honor of International Women's Day, at the March 21 International Women of Courage ceremony at the State Department, the White House announced on Thursday.

Days like this are important for shining a light on the issues now faced by half of the population, and in the Year of the Woman it's becoming impossible to ignore the fact that women are still not equal to men in many parts of the world.

Something has changed since this time a year ago.

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"Around the world, women and girls are calling out the abusive behaviour and discriminatory attitudes they face everywhere and all the time".

"So on Women's Day, I am celebrating those women, who have continued to work hard even though they are ignored or pushed to the side". It's International Women's Day, and though every woman should be celebrated today, it's important to pay tribute to the notable names in political history of women who fought for equal rights around the world.

Since men are those who hold positions at the top of tech organisations, they hold much of the power, so without them on side not a lot can really change.

Barbados and the Caribbean can be justifiably proud of the achievements of its girls and women.

The federal government has called upon a number of Canadian businesses, including a law firm, to establish ways the private sector can create a better gender balance in the workforce.

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We need to stand by and stand up for our sisters all over the world, and a key way that we can do that is by fighting the Global Gag Rule, which harms women all over the world by rescinding U.S. Global Health Assistance Funding from any NGO or clinic overseas that so much as mentions the word abortion. "Women's empowerment is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development".

Let's celebrate this day by giving recognition to the role of women in society, and highlighting opportunities for the often untapped potential of women to the socio-economic agenda and their competence as leaders. Because just as we need collective action to make feminist change, we also need collective empathy to validate our vulnerabilities and protect the mental health of the next generation of fearless femmes.

"We're delighted to be involved in celebrations for this global movement, which we wholeheartedly support, and hope our employees relish the opportunity to participate in the name of all of the women in their lives".

An event in Toronto will honour Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for his work in promoting gender equality.

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