Here's Trump's message for International Women's Day

"Something inside of me tells me that I should do something, I listen and I do it and I don't feel scared". A group of female CTA employees rallied for better working conditions at the transit authority's headquarters in Chicago. Come out like this and we'll be alright. "We're 50 per cent of the population and it's a really good visual, I guess for people to see what is impacted when women go on strike", said Jones.

In 7.5 billion world's population, women contribute nearly 50 percent of enumeration, equaling in number, even in the modern 21st century still struggling for gender equality and social approval. "For the first time ever, I got to take my kids to nursery and pick them up twice a week".

In an interview, Hochschild said she likes the idea that the strike can draw attention to invisible work that women do, but she said that work should be celebrated, not avoided. I think the more we stand together, people will take notice.

The Women's March said the detainees include Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour, Carmen Perez and Bob Bland.

It's an occassion that's been around for decades, but this year the organizers of the Women's March on Washington have coordinated a "Day Without a Woman" as part of the larger International Women's Strike.


In Pittsburgh, several businesses vowed to participate by giving women the day off with pay or by closing for the day.

It comes on the back of WES research into female entrepreneurship, finding that about 80 per cent of respondents say business advice services should be more aware of differences in support needs between men and women.

Subscribe to The Broadsheet, Fortune's daily newsletter on the world's most powerful women. Sweden's women's soccer team replaced the names on the backs of their jerseys with tweets from Swedish women. And with our global partners, America will build upon the legacy of previous generations of women who have bravely broken through both economic and political barriers. It also strongly believes that economic development is unthinkable without the participation of women. I mean, what can you do without a woman today? Supporters have been encouraged to wear red to show solidarity with the strikers.

The uptick in teacher absences Wednesday was part of the "A Day Without A Woman" movement happening in honor of International Women's Day around the country and the world. She said her clients have been supportive.

Also regularly mentioned as a factor for women is flexibility in the workplace, and Winters is vocal about the benefits this has brought her after having children. But since she is her own boss, the impact and inconvenience for her was fairly minimal.

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