International Women's Day is truly one of the most wonderful times of the year and should be a federal holiday. The date is already an official holiday in Russian Federation and Cuba as well as parts of Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia and Africa.
Müller said equal pay for equal work has still not been achieved, adding that there is a 23 percent difference between men's and women's salaries.
Elizabeth Warren wants Amazon, Facebook, other big tech firms broken up
This comes as more people are beginning to look critically at tech companies and their enormous, often unchecked growth. Even web users could sue Amazon, Facebook and Google if they violated Warren's proposed federal rules.
On 8 March a year ago, more than 5 million people across Spain took part in an unprecedented feminist strike to mark International Women's Day and demand gender equality, according to labour unions. But after switching gears to tweet a statistic about women's unemployment, the president released a statement on International Women's Day. "It is a class struggle that wants to support racialized women and transgender [people], women around the world, and to put an end to patriarchy and the precariousness of all class workers".
To honour women rights and appreciate women in our lives, the I global W omen's day is widely celebrated across the world on March 8 every year.
"We're in the 100th year of women's suffrage but we still have a lot to do", German Family and Women's Minister Franziska Giffey told DW Thursday. We have to make sure that social professions are valued.
Celebrities, Like Queen Latifah, Who've Defended Jussie Smollett After Arrest
The nurse says she was called in at the end of her shift last Tuesday, fired on the spot and escorted out of the hospital. Smollett has maintained that he is a victim and has denied all the allegations that he staged the incident.
Police figures show that a woman dies of domestic violence in Germany every three days - a point not lost on the local Alliance of International Feminists.
On Friday, unions, feminist groups, and left-wing political parties planned 1,400 marches and rallies in Madrid, Barcelona, and cities throughout the country, guided by the slogan, "If we stop, the world stops". Organizers reportedly plan to protest against poverty and unpaid labor that often falls upon women.
Obama closed the thread by reiterating that these three women remind him what International Women's Day is all about: "Imagining a world free of artificial ceilings for the next generation - and doing the hard work to get us there".
Ranbir Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan, Karan Johar dance at Akash Ambani’s wedding
The bash witnessed some power-packed musical performances by British rock band Coldplay and American DJ The Chainsmokers. It will be held at the Dhirubhai Ambani Square, a gateway to the Jio World Centre at Bandra-Kurla Complex here.