What to know about Women's Day

What to know about Women's Day

The interior design and architecture industry is not exempt from the gender disparity that International Women's Day is trying to change. In recent days it was reported that Donald Trump's personal lawyer attempted to silence adult film star Stormy Daniels, who says she had an affair with Trump while he was married to Melania Trump.

The idea of an global women's day was first conceived at a socialist women's conference, which was held in conjunction with the general Socialist Second worldwide in 1910. For one day, women danced, sang, marched, and chanted. Women everywhere who are making gains in the fight for equal rights and opportunities, women empowerment and access to education.

International Women's Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women's achievements throughout history and across nations.Getty ImagesThursday is International Women's Day, which celebrates the ongoing movement for women's rights. Over the next seven years, sporadic March protests were led by socialist and Communist women's groups - as well as suffrage groups - all over Europe.

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 ..."

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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN under-secretary-general, said in a statement that the "gathering of strength among women" that is happening right now has to be a tipping point.

"When I've sat in the presence of women and girls that have gone through things that I couldn't even begin to imagine, all of them said to me no one had ever asked what had happened to them".

"When women feel safe and protected in the workplace", one woman said.

"But now I'm in a different position, so now I have to go again, and I have to meet those girls face to face", she continued, adding how we all must lift each other out and speak for those who don't have a voice.

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Over the past year, my Administration has championed the creation of worldwide initiatives to promote women's economic empowerment.

When will gender equality be achieved?

UN Women is going to focus its efforts for the rest of 2018 on the issue of violence against women, which impacts millions of women around the world.

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