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Former England player reflects on 100 years since FA banned women’s football

Belfast Telegraph 08 Mar 2021
The only professional football club in the world to pay men’s and women’s teams equally is reflecting on the FA’s decision to ban women’s football 100 years ago, and how it changed the game forever ... The ex-Chelsea player told the PA news agency that in recent years the women’s game has grown substantially, but “there is more to do”.
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Afghanistan: Women's Futures Hang in the Balance

Gallup 08 Mar 2021
In many ways, Afghan women are less hopeful about their future today than they were a decade ago ... Some of women's loss of hope may be related to the fact that fewer women feel like they have control over their futures ... Afghanistan All Gallup Headlines Blog Gallup Blog International Women's Day Wellbeing Women Asia Pacific World.
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Take Stock of Women's Health; the Future Depends on It

Gallup 08 Mar 2021
Each year on International Women's Day, we turn the spotlight on the world's nearly 4 billion women ... listen to the world's women and men discuss women's health, create the world's definitive index for tracking progress, inspire world leaders, and impact change.
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Thousands of women killed, molested by Indian troops in IIOJK: report

Urdu Point 08 Mar 2021
ISLAMABAD, Mar 8 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Mar, 2021 ) .As the world is observing the International Women's Day on Monday (March 8), the miseries and victimization of the Kashmiri women at the hands of Indian troops, police and agencies continue unabated in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
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Jill Biden helps honor women from 15 countries for courage

Federal News Radio 08 Mar 2021
... of this connection” and that the United States, under President Joe Biden’s leadership, will support women around the world ... “For 15 years, we have honored women around the world who have made the extraordinary choice to fight for something bigger than themselves.”.
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Int'l Women Day observed in AJK with renewed resolve to safeguard equal rights of women folk

Urdu Point 08 Mar 2021
(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Mar, 2021 ) .Like rest of the world, International Women Day was also observed in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Monday with the renewed pledge to provide and safeguard equal rights and dignified status besides maintaining high respect, honor, dignity of the women folk in all segments of society.
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Muneeza Hashmi lauds Pakistani women's remarkable achievements

Urdu Point 08 Mar 2021
ISLAMABAD, Mar 8 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Mar, 2021 ) .Chairperson Alhamra Arts Council, Muneeza Hashmi Monday paid tribute to women's remarkable achievements and struggles made for the betterment of society, as the world celebrates International Women's Day.
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Pakistani women fully support Kashmiri Women leadership, struggling for freedom: FJWU

Urdu Point 08 Mar 2021
RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Mar, 2021 ).To commemorate the "International Women's Day" the Students Affairs Office of Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) on Monday organized a seminar entitled "Women in Leadership ... She said the world has made unprecedented ...
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Community dialogue held on women empowerment

Urdu Point 08 Mar 2021
PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Mar, 2021 ) .Directorate of Social Welfare and Women Development Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa held on Monday a community dialogue in connection with International Women's Day which was being observed in the country like other parts of the world.
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IWD2021 Q&A: Shifting perceptions of women in STEM

The Engineer 08 Mar 2021
Recent events have proved that science can make a huge impact on the world, and that women are already playing a major role ... With science so much a feature of the news right now, I’m hopeful that more young women will spot an opportunity to make a difference in the world and take the leap into a STEM career.
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Women’s lives have been shattered by COVID-19 – but there’s still plenty to celebrate

Amnesty 08 Mar 2021
It might feel like there’s not much to be positive about right now, especially when we consider the harm the pandemic has caused to women, girls and LGBTI people around the world. But this year it’s especially important to celebrate women’s achievements – not only because we're ...
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UN seeks leading role for Afghan women in peace

Suryaa 08 Mar 2021
In a statement marking International Women's Day, the UN said that to give Afghan women a leading role in peace, support was required from all sectors of society as well as from the government and the international community, reports Xnhua news agency.
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Women and wars: How conflict affects women Existing inequalities and inequities get magnified and even ...

Deccan Herald 08 Mar 2021
Women in political activity ... Compared to the World Wars, conflicts of the recent past have had a less disproportionate effect on women ... Though inter-governmental organisations are working to reduce conflicts, prevent war and reduce the disproportionate effect on women, a lot more needs to be done by the countries of the world ... Women's Day.
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Coronavirus Pandemic Disproportionately Impacting Women, Girls - Blinken

Urdu Point 08 Mar 2021
WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 09th March, 2021) Women around the world have been disproportionately affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic and are facing increased employment and economic insecurity, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday.
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WHO acknowledges Dr Yasmin's leadership role in COVID-19 pandemic

Urdu Point 08 Mar 2021
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Mar, 2021 ) .On the eve of International Women's Day (IWD) 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) has acknowledged Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid among one of the outstanding women in leadership during the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
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