International Women's Day: Empowering women is important, Trish Regan says
01:38, Mar 10, 2018
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Apart from the well-highlighted sexual harassment and pay gap issues, other numbers are even starker. It is unfortunate that we do not see an equal proportion of women in institutes of higher education. "It's incredible how consistent engagement and creating spaces on their (the girls) terms with what they feel comfortable with can do for them".
"We ignite the power in girls and we help them really develop their voice and develop that believe in themselves that they are unstoppable, and that they can accomplish whatever it is that feels important to them", Yelverton explained.
"Access to justice remains an issue too". All those who abuse women and girls should not go scot-free.
Mrs Harrison made the call in an address at a symposium in Accra on Wednesday, which was organised by the he National Coordinating Council, Ghana, in collaboration with the Public Services International (PSI), as a prelude to the commemoration of the 2018 International Women's Day. Sometimes society sidelines us, but that should not deter us as women.
"We now want to know what are the next steps - and when will it happen", she said. We have to fight for the recognition we deserve and work hard to fend for our families.
Through these and many other initiatives, we seek to empower women of all backgrounds to achieve their economic potential and shape our world.
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"What is the point of signing the Convention, but not incorporating it into Malaysian law to protect women?" she said.
IWD has developed into a formally recognised day by the United Nations and is today celebrated around the world.
In her message for the Day, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women explained that this year's theme captured the life of the women activists whose passion and commitment had brought change over generations and won women's rights.
Some of the cultures and traditions often resulted in early marriages and sexual abuse of women.
For the same job, women are paid on average nine percent less.
The International Rescue Committee seeks to provide aid for people trapped in places affected by crisis and conflict around the world, but the charity is also dedicated to uplifting women and girls from these areas where they suffer the most severe violence, discrimination and lack of equal opportunities.
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