The Bring Back Our Girls #BBOG movement in Nigeria also seized the opportunity of the Women's Day to urge government to intensify its efforts in ensuring the release of the remaining kidnapped Chibok girls and recently kidnapped 110 Dapchi girls-pupils.
Each year March 8 represents International Women's Day, a day dedicated both to celebrating women and pushing for greater gender equality.
Thursday marks International Women's Day, a time to support gender equality.
According to Onyema, the Exchange took steps to address the lack of female representation on our National Council by electing three eminent female members at the last AGM.
UNESCO has been working in all of its domains to promote gender equality and women's rights and empowerment.
International Women's Day commemorates the women's rights movement and continues to recognize the struggle and triumphs that women face today all around the world.
Comedian, Gonyeti called for more space for women, so that they can access opportunities like their male companions, while musician, Edith WeUtonga concurred. All those who abuse women and girls should not go scot-free.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: "India is moving from women development to women-led development".
"We stop looking at our differences", one woman added.
Others agreed, with another user, Resistance Mia tweeting, 'You have no self-awareness whatsoever.
The federal government has called upon a number of Canadian businesses, including a law firm, to establish ways the private sector can create a better gender balance in the workforce.
Today, this media house as part of its tribute to women in its annual Women's Day publication featured the stories of phenomenal ladies who are making a big difference in their chosen careers. Because just as we need collective action to make feminist change, we also need collective empathy to validate our vulnerabilities and protect the mental health of the next generation of fearless femmes. "As women we should help each other climb up the ladder", she said.
Let's renew our pledge to work in collaboration and #PressforProgress towards gender equality.
Jeremy Corbyn sets out Brexit vision in Labour conference speech
Several constituency branches and ex boss Kezia Dugdale had called for members to give their verdict on single market membership. Former Labour counselor Terry Couchman and members of so-called "Jewish Voice for Labour" also appeared to have been present.
'Jessica Jones' Season 2 is a bit of an uphill climb
I'm sure it will get somewhere eventually but again, in the first five episodes , there's just no real sense of urgency here. The camera used to linger on Jessica's ideal , luminous skin and dark hair and eyes to make the contrast reflect her anger.
Michigan Ends MSU's 13-Game Winning Streak
Turner hit another 3-pointer four minutes later that gave Tennessee (23-7, 13-5 SEC) its first lead since early in the first half. Rahkman made three 3-pointers, but none was bigger than one he hit with the shot-clock winding down with 2:45 to play.
Is Dick's policy change on guns legal?
In response to companies cutting ties, supporters of the NRA have sprung into action with boycotts of their own . The gun issue has embroiled a number of companies since the Parkland shooting, from Delta Airlines to FedEx.