INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY | Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah Salutes Women Worldwide

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MANICALAND yesterday joined the rest of the world in celebrating the International Women's Day with a thrust to inspire women and strive for gender parity across the province.

I certainly want to know that my own daughters will be able to achieve whatever it is that they want, regardless of gender.

He said with these statistics, "we can't be complacent", but to make a strong call-to-action, to press forward and progress gender parity, by motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. For me, it means we move despite the obstacles. Only through education, Pakistan children can thrive, she concluded. Why the focus on these two issues?

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The USAID-funded Merit and Need-Based Scholarship Programme is consistent with the HEC's objectives to support financially deserving meritorious students, improve access to quality education, and encourage academic interest in fields vital to Pakistan's economic development.

Nasdaq began its recognition of International Women's Day on Wednesday, March 7, by hosting a half-day conference with panel discussions on on gender equality and the United Nations' Women's Empowerment Principles at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Looking at 144 countries, the WEF concludes that an average global gender gap of 32% remains, compared to 31.7% in 2016.

According to CDD, inequality is very prevalent in women's participation in politics, in spite of the policies introduced to increase women representation in key government offices. IWD is also an opportunity to transform this momentum into action, to empower women in all settings, rural and urban, and celebrate the activists who are working relentlessly to claim women's rights and realise their full potential.

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In addition, as the BBC notes, the index measures women's position compared to men in their country, not to women in other places. What precipitated the influx of female federal inmates?

Topics such as career development for women, coaching and networking and issues important to women in the workplace were discussed by panellists and explored in workshops and presentations by high profile local and visiting speakers from diverse spheres.

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