The report which also comes at the heels of International Women's Day called for government action and employers attention to work towards pay audits and come up with an action plan to help close the gender gap at the workplace. Who are the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood?
Women's day was first celebrated on February 28, 1909 by the Socialist Party of America, until the United Nations began in 1975 celebrating March 8th as International Women's Day during International Women's Year. The International Interior Design Association (IIDA)'s 2016 survey reported that 69 percent of design practitioners are women (out of 87,000), but only 25 percent of those women are firm principals.
To Press for Progress is to encourage women and girls to pursue STEM education; at a time when studies have shown that only 28% of girls are into STEM. Such inequality, he says, has bad consequences in women's lives, and has impacted his views about women in society and the Church.
She said when women get discriminated at work, they have few or no options for redress at all.
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Frances O'Grady, the TUC's general secretary, told the Guardian,"Nearly 50 years since the Ford machinists went on strike at Dagenham, the United Kingdom still has one of the worst gender pay gaps in Europe ..." The United States, for instance, does not officially recognize IWD as a holiday, though Congresswoman Maxine Waters introduced a bill in 1994 proposing that the US officially designate March 8 as International Women's Day.
We know that a woman's heart is the most loyal, her forgiveness the most powerful.
She said she had realised while promoting the hit movie, in which she plays warrior Okoye, that people still can not picture women in certain roles in real life.
Over the past year, my Administration has championed the creation of global initiatives to promote women's economic empowerment. Everywhere, women are saying "The Time is Now".
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Women have made significant inroads into male-oriented areas of business, but there is still some distance to go to achieve true equality and status.
Guterres, however, regretted that over the next decade millions more girls would undergo genital mutilation and women's representation in parliaments stood at less than one quarter - and even lower in boardrooms.
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It is believed that he is now in a stable condition after he and another 21-year-old were left with non-life-threatening injuries. The Sun report that he was left "fighting for his life", with a source telling the publication: "His family feared the worst".