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Status of Women Canada supports certification system for gender equality

Status of Women Canada supports certification system for gender equality

At its core, International Women's Day marks a time where men and women come together to celebrate the social, cultural, economic and political advancements women have made for society.

TODAY ON International Women's Day (MAr 8), Dawn Butler MP has announced that under the next Labour government, all large public and private employers will be required to prove their gender equality practices or face further auditing and fines.

Young women take part in the Women's March against Violence as part of International Women's Day, on March 8 in Milan, Italy.

The results found less than a third (32 per cent) of those asked say the way they think about male-female power relations has changed because of the movements, close to the same amount (31 per cent) say the movements have changed how they think about sexual assault.

With that in mind, Bedfont created the Kids Club, whereby staff can bring their children to work for one week in each of the school holidays.

The release of the IOC's recommendations coincides with International Women's Day.

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In commemorating the day, Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) urged women urged the government to implement policies that will promote the inclusiveness of women in politics and governance of the country. "Our campaign can and will change perceptions and realities of gender diversity and gender equality, and with partners like Manchester Airports Group, it's just a matter of time". She also shared what it was like meeting women in Liberia, who had gone through things she "couldn't even begin to imagine" and how they all wanted "to be heard".

"Women in RJ have played different roles efficiently; amongst RJ's female cadre was the first female captain in the Arab world; today, there are three female captains and five first officers in the airline".

The day was then predominantly celebrated by the socialist and communist countries until it was adopted in 1975 by the United Nations (UN). "We're not going to settle for anything less and we plan to use our influence to create change across all of the United Kingdom".

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

Bank Jorgensen said she envisions a broader approach when it comes to the certification system that could grow from this project, because looking only at whether a business is owned by women would be too limiting for bigger, publicly traded companies.


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