On A Day Without a Woman, Lancaster will celebrate International Women's Day

08 March, 2017, 00:08 | Author: Ora Austin
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In the face of this reality, International Women's Day also gives us an opportunity to celebrate the wonderful women that are working to make a difference in our local community. The goal is to abstain from all paid and unpaid work wherever possible to push back against gender oppression, and successful general women's strikes in the past suggest it has the potential to make a powerful statement.

Pius X will host International Women's Day event on Wednesday.

The movement suggests that women do not work on March 8, only shop at women- or minority-owned retailers and wear red as an outward sign of solidarity.

Several events in Fairbanks going on that day include a noon walk at Creamers field, a 3:30 PM rally at Airport and University, and a 6 PM potluck at the Hub, followed by a letter writing party. Organizers say if women absolutely can not take the day off from work tomorrow, they should still wear red in solidarity with other women.

Here are just a few things you can do to speak up, act out and make a difference on A Day Without a Woman.

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The Miami Femme's Coalition demands environmental and reproductive justice, for Miami-Dade to be declared a sanctuary county, an end to gender violence, labor rights, full social provisioning and anti-racist, anti-imperialist feminism. "Surely we want the best in the media all day every day, be it men or women", she said.

Margot Parker, UKIP's Women's and Equality spokesperson has backed International Women's Day which takes place this Wednesday.

The Day Without a Woman protest is being organized by the Women's March on Washington.

Business are asked to close for the day or give female workers the day off. Women with a disability, from a culturally or linguistically diverse background, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander women and lesbian, bisexual or gender diverse women face even more discrimination and structural disadvantage.

We need to create a culture where women and men feel equally valued, included and able to contribute based on their skill sets, free of gender-based judgement and discrimination - and start taking action to achieve this. Organizers say the color red represents "revolutionary love and sacrifice". Azerbaijan is also represented in the Council of Europe's bureau on women and is a full-fledged member of the UN Commission on women's issues. It's asking women all over the world to unite and fight to be seen as an equal gender. "We strike for them", organizers note on their website.

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