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International Women's Day 2018: Public Opinion Podcast

10 March 2018, 12:52 | Katrina Lee

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Ring the bell for gender equality at the ISE 2018

"I want to thank the CEO of the Stock Exchange for making this day happen - not all Stock Exchanges across the world hold a day like today to celebrate women". The Exchange used its Closing Gong ceremony to highlight the business case for women's economic empowerment, as well as opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development.

The commemoration also echoed the priority theme of this year's sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women: 'Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls, ' which will take place at the UN Headquarters in NY from 12 to 23 March 2018.

Last year Women Together was presented with an Award for Faith and Belief Communities in London from 3FF - Three Faiths Forum.

He asserted that investing in women lifts up communities, companies and countries. Sometimes society sidelines us, but that should not deter us as women. "It is time women stand for the value they know they are worth and not to settle for less". Although the flight happened on Monday, customers who fly with the airline on Thursday, March 8, the official International Women's Day, will watch a video of the historic female crew during their flight. The increasing worldwide movement of women, which has been reinforced by 4 global women's conferences of United Nations, has assisted make the celebration a main factor to build support for women's participation and rights in the economic and political realms.

Women in United Kingdom tech earn less than their male counterparts, regardless of their role or experience.

International Men's Day is an annual event celebrated on November 19 in more than 60 countries.

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"We celebrate activists who campaigned for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people, and we recognize those who advocated for legal reform", she added. For decades, women have been calling for the equality that is their right.

It addresses issues affecting women such as lack of access to voluntary family and planning methods.

In response to whether this commitment will favour women already at the top of the corporate ladder, Nabeela Ixtabalan, vice-president of human resources, sustainability, and retail operations at IKEA Canada said her organization is focused on the many, not just the few.

She encouraged stronger support for women's political activism and a broader space for their civil society voices as a combined effort will better target those who need change most.

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