Happy International Women's Day! Visionscape celebrates Female Truck Drivers who #PressforProgress

09 March, 2018, 09:11 | Author: Brenda Erickson
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The UN said the activism and advocacy of women from generations were now bearing fruits, adding "time is now" to transform global push for women's rights into action. In his United Nations address, Secretary General Antonio Guterres acknowledged that "There are more girls in school than ever before; more women are doing paid work and in senior roles in the private sector, academia, politics, and in worldwide organizations" but also that "sexual harassment and abuse have been thriving in workplaces, public spaces, and private homes, in countries that pride themselves on their record of gender equality".

Today we acknowledge the tremendous contribution of all our stakeholders, donors, United Nations agencies, foreign missions, non-government organisations, civil society and male champions for your commitment towards the realisation of gender equality and the empowerment of our Fijian women. Everywhere, women are saying "The Time is Now". Around the world, women and girls are calling out the abusive behavior and discriminatory attitudes they face everywhere and all the time.

Every year, March 8 marks International Women's Day a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Enjoy as she tells us what the opportunity to do a job that is traditionally male-dominated in Nigeria means to her.

"This is what women and girls want".

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Guterres asserted that investing in women lifts up communities, companies and countries, declaring: "Stand with women, listen to them and learn from them".

This year's theme #PressforProgress explores progress toward equality for women and future steps to achieving equality for all women.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to implement 25 recommendations from its Gender Equality Review Project which aims to promote non-discrimination and greater participation by women across all aspects of sport, it said on Thursday.

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