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International Women's Day: Holiday to recognize women worldwide
International Women's Day (IWD) is a global holiday celebrated annually on March 8 to commemorate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women. It is also a focal point in the women's rights movement, bringing attention to issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence against women.

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‘We are tired’: MP makes powerful speech about the toll of male violence on women [Video]

‘We are tired’: MP makes powerful speech about the toll of male violence on women

Rosie Duffield spoke out during a debate on International Women’s Day, highlighting the systemic problem of male violence and the heavy burden it places on women.

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International Women’s Day: In Egypt, Yasmine Abdel Karim revolutionises e-commerce [Video]

International Women’s Day: In Egypt, Yasmine Abdel Karim revolutionises e-commerce

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The women proving why dog’s aren’t just a man’s best friend! [Video]

The women proving why dog’s aren’t just a man’s best friend!

Guide Dogs is a charity launched by women and that runs with an all female research team, and on International Women’s Day, March 8th, they will be celebrating its female history and 90 years of..

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Melinda Gates: Gvmts. must stop thinking of women as side issue [Video]

Melinda Gates: Gvmts. must stop thinking of women as side issue

Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Gates Foundation, celebrates International Women’s Day with Becky Anderson. They discuss how hard women have been hit by the pandemic, and whether women leaders do a..

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Riddhi Dogra's '90s Look In Married Woman Were Inspired By Her Grandmother [Video]

Riddhi Dogra's '90s Look In Married Woman Were Inspired By Her Grandmother

Starting in Ekta Kapoor's Women's Day offering Married Woman, Riddhi Dogra gets candid about her role in this special series along side Monica Dogra. The actress shared how her look for the shoe set in..

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Delhi Police celebrates Women's Day by honouring women [Video]

Delhi Police celebrates Women's Day by honouring women

On the occasion of International Women's Day, Delhi Police honoured 22 women personnel and 15 civilian women from various fields like medical service, social service, entrepreneurs and others for their..

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Biden to Create White House Gender Policy Council [Video]

Biden to Create White House Gender Policy Council

In order to commemorate International Women's Day on March 8, Biden will sign two executive orders intended to promote gender equity

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Burger King Grilled for ‘Women Belong in the Kitchen’ Tweet on International Women’s Day [Video]

Burger King Grilled for ‘Women Belong in the Kitchen’ Tweet on International Women’s Day

Burger King’s attempt to highlight gender disparity on International Women’s Day backfired

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Megan Thee Stallion offers new scholarships for International Women's Day [Video]

Megan Thee Stallion offers new scholarships for International Women's Day

Rap star Megan Thee Stallion celebrated International Women's Day by offering up a new round of scholarships and grants worth $1 million dollars.

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Women's Day protests turn violent in Mexico [Video]

Women's Day protests turn violent in Mexico

Women across Mexico took to the streets on Monday to protest the crisis of violence they face on a daily basis, fueled by what they say is an out of touch government, and President Andres Manuel Lopez..

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Burger King tweets 'women belong in the kitchen', faces backlash on Women's Day| Oneindia News [Video]

Burger King tweets 'women belong in the kitchen', faces backlash on Women's Day| Oneindia News

Burger King UK received massive backlash on the International Women's Day after their tweet on gender disparity in the restaurant industry was called out by netizens. On Monday, Burger King tweeted,..

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Sanitary pads vending machine installed at Delhi's police station [Video]

Sanitary pads vending machine installed at Delhi's police station

Sanitary napkin vending machine installed at Delhi's RK Puram Police Station was inaugurated on March 08. The event was organised by NGO Sangini Saheli on the occasion of International Women's Day. The..

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‘We had Saina’s support’: Parineeti Chopra, others at Saina trailer launch [Video]

‘We had Saina’s support’: Parineeti Chopra, others at Saina trailer launch

The cast and crew of upcoming sports-biopic ‘Saina’ attended the trailer launch. The trailer launch event was organized in Mumbai on March 8. The trailer was released on the day of International..

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Women artists create beautiful sand art to celebrate their day [Video]

Women artists create beautiful sand art to celebrate their day

Women artists in Odisha's Puri created beautiful sand art on the occasion of International Women's Day. The sand artists showed three roles of women as mother, sister and daughter. International..

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Burger King slammed for International Women's Day tweet [Video]

Burger King slammed for International Women's Day tweet

Burger King is being slammed for a 5-word tweet for International Women’s Day. CNN’s Jeanne Moos reports on a tweet that was anything but well-done.

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Burger King roasted for Women's Day tweet [Video]

Burger King roasted for Women's Day tweet

After Burger King UK on Monday tweeted "Women belong in the kitchen," thousands of users lashed out with negative and sarcastic comments. Some users said they wouldn't eat at the fast food chain..

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Lightning's Caley Chelios, NHL to celebrate women's role in hockey [Video]

Lightning's Caley Chelios, NHL to celebrate women's role in hockey

March 8th is International Women's Day, and the NHL wants to help spread the message of inclusion by showcasing an all-female broadcast team on one of its premiere studio shows.

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International Women's Day: 'Motherhood biggest obstacle to my career,' says leading scientist [Video]

International Women's Day: 'Motherhood biggest obstacle to my career,' says leading scientist

"It was a very difficult time for me to balance my teaching and research activity due to the duties connected to the role of mother, but I overcame this," said Dr Maria Rosaria Capobianchi.

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EAM Jaishankar attends International Women's Day celebrations in Delhi [Video]

EAM Jaishankar attends International Women's Day celebrations in Delhi

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attended the International Women's Day celebrations held at the Ministry of External Affairs in Delhi on March 08. EAM also addressed the guests during the event...

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Naval Dockyard pays tribute to 'Nari Shakti' on 'Women's Day' in Visakhapatnam [Video]

Naval Dockyard pays tribute to 'Nari Shakti' on 'Women's Day' in Visakhapatnam

The Naval Dockyard paid tribute to 'Nari Shakti' on March 08 in Visakhapatnam on the occasion of 'International Women's Day'. The event was happened under the Eastern Naval Command (ENC).

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Women farmers key for making Indian agriculture self-reliant: Government

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International Women's Day: Serena Williams reads reimagined version of Kipling's famous poem, ‘If'

Serena Williams reads Rudyard Kipling's 'If', reimagined by spoken word artist Deanna Rodger to celebrate International Women's Day.
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Prize money: Cricket makes progress towards gender parity, biggest gap in football

More sports than ever are offering equal prize money, a BBC prize money in sport study shows on International Women's Day.
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PM Narendra Modi salutes 'indomitable Nari Shakti' on International Women's Day

Using the #NariShakti hashtag, PM Modi tweeted that the country takes immense pride in the many accomplishments of Indian women.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted women on the occasion of the International Women's Day on Monday and said India takes pride in their many accomplishments. He said it was his our government's..
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International Women's Day: Telangana govt declares holiday for women employees on March 8

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International Women's Day 2021: Free entry for women at Lucknow's monuments

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Taliban declines to mark Women's Day in Afghanistan

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