It is International Women’s Day today. Let us express our gratitude to everyone across the globe who have either toiled or effortlessly promote for women’s emancipation and partnerships in all fronts since the 1900s.
The UAE and the rest of the world will celebrate the annual International Women’s Day (IWD) on Monday (March 8).
Women, particularly businesswomen and entrepreneurs must be responsible in empowering themselves towards an “equitable society and common future for all.” Helping women empower themselves helps the world heal, move on and move forward from the continuing scourge of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
There were book reading sessions for children from She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History by Chelsea Clinton.
Five authors reveal the kind of comments they have received over their years of writing, relating to gender or not, and how they dealt with them.
The day was first celebrated on 19 March 1911, and has its roots in the 1908 labour movement, which saw female garment workers go on strike in New York City, demanding better pay, shorter working hours and improved working conditions.
Jolie, 44, a Time contributing editor, Academy Award–winning actor and Special Envoy of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees penned on Time that two of her six children have had recent "medical challenges" that resulted in surgery last year.