International women’s day

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International women’s day

  1. 1. International Women’s Day March 8 More importantly, for looking ahead to the untapped potential and opportunities that await future generations of women.
  2. 2. History1909 honour of the 1908 garment workers' strike in New York, where women protested against working conditions.
  3. 3. Arab women, Nepals girls Lebanon, Saturday, March. 8, 2014 Demanding that parliament approves a law that protects women from domestic violence Peace efforts and development and urged an end to discrimination and an increase of support for women's full and equal participation.
  4. 4. The World's Most Powerful Women Forbes This year the list features nine heads of state who run nations with a combined GDP of $11.8 trillion. The 24 corporate CEOs control $893 billion in annual revenues, and 16 of the women here founded their own companies, including two of the three new billionaires to the list, Tory Burch and Spanx’s Sara Blakely. Speaking of, this year’s class has 14 billionaires valued in excess of $82 billion.
  5. 5. • Powerful women; • 5 Angela Merkel, • 20 Dilma Rousseff president of Brazil, • 68 Jill Abramson Executive Editor New York Times Co. • 59 Margaret Chan Director General, World Health Organization. • 21 Sonia Gandhi President, IndiaIndian National Congress • 35 Christine Lagarde, managing Director International monetary Fund. • 52 Geun-hye Park President South Korea • 72 Janet Yellen Vice Chairman, Federal Reserve, Washington, United States • 56 Virginia Rometty CEO IBM
  6. 6. Melinda Gates: The key to empowering women By Melinda Gates updated 9:26 AM EST, Sat March 8, 2014 Melinda French Gates meets with the Korogocho Mothers' Group in Nairobi, Kenya, in January, 2011. STORY HIGHLIGHTS •Melinda Gates: On International Women's Day, make every woman count--literally •She says accurate data is crucial to assessing and meeting needs of women world leaders that empowering women isn't just the right thing to do, it's the smart thing
  7. 7. International Women’s Day • Untapped potential and opportunities. • Recognized the role of women in peace efforts and development and urged an end to discrimination and an increase of support for women's full and equal participation. • Because no one knows the challenges they face, they're forced to face them on their own. ? First, it helps us make the case to world leaders that empowering women isn't just the right thing to do, it's the smart thing. • The data says that women spend 90 cents of every dollar they make on their children
  8. 8. THANKS GRACIAS धन्यवाद MERCI 謝謝 ‫شكرا‬
  9. 9. References • http://www.un.org/en/events/womensday/history.shtml • http://www.washingtonpost.com/newssearch/search.html?st=isolated+girls+in+Nepal&submit=Submit • http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/a-look-at-the-rights-of-arab- women/2014/03/08/6b0ce776-a6ee-11e3-b865-38b254d92063_story.html • http://www.forbes.com/power-women/ • http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/07/opinion/gates-women-day/index.html?iref=allsearch • Video • http://www.nytimes.com/video/multimedia/100000002757799/lagarde-recognizes-women-on- international-womens- day.html?action=click&module=Search&region=searchResults%230&version=&url=http%3A%2F%2Fquery.ny times.com%2Fsearch%2Fsitesearch%2F%23%2Finternational%2Bwomen%27s%2Bday%2F7days%2F

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