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International Women's Day 2018 Theme Importance And Why it is Celebrated

March 8 - International Women's Day are declared as a non-working day in Azerbaijan. In light of the recent sexual assault cases that have plagued Hollywood, this seems to be the flawless theme for this year's International Women's Day.

Take a Selfie visually showing your #PressForProgress Pose to create thunderclap to get IWD and #PressForProgress trending, and the social conversation started.

Purple is used to symbolise International Women's Day, but historically it was green, white and purple; purple to symbolise dignity, white for purity and green for hope.

In 1910, The Socialist International met in Copenhagen and established a Women's Day, which honored the women's rights movement, and built support for voting rights for women.

The Day, known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women's Rights and International Peace, is marked to celebrate women's achievements throughout history and across nations.

Renault, the number One European automotive brand in India, is celebrating the International Women's Day with zeal and enthusiasm for their remarkable achievements in diverse spheres of life. In countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, and Rwanda some concerted efforts have been to reduce the marginalization of women especially in the areas of education, economic and political participation, access to healthcare and personal safety.

"But there is still more work to be done so that our content reflects the Australian population, so women are equally represented in the stories we tell, the experts we interview and the comedians who make us laugh". Moreover, women who do have paying jobs outside the home are on the wrong side of a gender wage gap that averages 23 percent, suggesting that equality is not only about opportunity. "Women's empowerment in the business sector in Georgia has been impressive in the last couple of years".

The campaign theme continues all year with March 8 simply the kickoff for the campaign. A 2015 report by the McKinsey Global Institute found that if women and men played an "identical role in labor markets", US$28 trillion would be added to the global economy by 2025.

As Pacific nations move progressively towards closing the gap in gender equality and ensuring all our population - both women and men - are able to participate and contribute equally to community decisions and development, then we'll see commensurate improvements in the Pacific's overall development and the quality of life for our wonderful women and our girls. On this day we express our love and gratitude to the women who make difference in our lives. Women's Day 2018 falls on a Thursday. Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity.

While men earned a median gross hourly salary of ₹231, women earned only ₹184.8. In Nanaimo, women are marching.

Have a great Women's Day 2017. The theme for 2018 is #PressforProgress.

The official IWD website says: "We can't be complacent".

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