Organized by the team behind the Women's March on Washington, "A Day Without a Woman" is a strike for "equity, justice and the human rights of women and all gender-oppressed people, through a one-day demonstration of economic solidarity".
According to the Centers for American Progress, if all paid women were to take Wednesday off, it could cost the us nearly $21 billion in Gross Domestic Product.
This is merely the second action the Women's March on Washington organizers have taken.
Carnita's Snack Shack owner Sara Stroud said she supported Small Bar's choice to celebrate women. Organizers say the strike is meant to draw attention to the work done by women that goes unnoticed, underpaid, or underappreciated.
Dozens of local organizations, such as the Boston Teacher's Union, the Chinese Progressive Association, and the Women's Institute for Leadership Development (WILD) sponsored the rally to raise awareness for myriad issues they believe Boston's women are facing today, including pay inequality, insufficient affordable childcare options, and increasing rent prices across the city.
In the House, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the Democratic Women's Working Group, and House Democrats will hold also hold a press event honoring both International Women's Day and "A Day Without A Woman" on the Capitol steps at 12:30.
"We play an indispensable role in the daily functions of life in all of society, through paid & unpaid, seen & unseen labor", the official Women's March account.
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The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website . Also, insider Karl-Thomas Neumann sold 32,458 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 14th.
Jocelyn Olcott is an associate professor of history and gender, sexuality and feminist studies at Duke University.
Helen Lloyd, the director of communications for the ACPS, relayed the message to the public:"When personal leave is requested, we are not in a position to deny it [and] staff have requested leave for multiple reasons on this day-one of which is in support of the Day Without Women [sic]".
"We didn't do this so that they can go out and protest", said Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools spokesman Jeff Nash, explaining the district's decision to close.
As I said at the start of this column, these are polarizing, unpredictable and stunning times, and there will surely be plenty of opportunities yet for women to resist, rise up and speak up in whichever way they choose.
The demonstrations in the US were organized by those behind the women's marches on January 21 that drew millions nationwide. This has caused problems for working parents, many of whom had to scramble to make arrangements for someone to look after their children.
"I join millions of women in recognizing the important economic power of women in the United States and around the globe".
"We stand a danger of losing so much of what women have fought so hard to gain", she said.
For Jonez, " Unsolved " marks the acting debut for the rapper who was discovered during a nation-wide casting call for the part. Biggie Smalls, aka Christopher Wallace, quickly went from honor student to drug dealer to the face of East Coast rap.
Clearly, the shindig was a success with Jessica later gushing in her own post: "This is what birthday dreams are made of". The notoriously private couple has been more public lately, specifically during award season and the Oscars.
May declined to give a yes or no answer when asked if she would grant Sturgeon a second independence referendum. In return the United Kingdom government has so far been one of obstinacy and intransigence.
The research team used two different methods to estimate the maximum quake that could be generated when the entire fault ruptured. Scientists determined that the Newport/Rose fault was a single line by re-examining existing data and running new seismic tests.
A third-place finish would see the United States play at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. on Thursday, July 20. Joining them in the second group are surprising qualifiers Martinique, and the victor of a Nicaragua/Haiti play-in game.
In the video, Gable can be seen eyeing the surveillance camera just after pushing the girl down the stairs and into a wall. And, in the the same moment Gable realizes her troubles, she looks directly into the newly-installed camera above her.
The announcement comes days after the Shiv Sena won by a margin of 2 against the BJP's 82 in the recently concluded BMC elections. Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar has been elected as the next Mayor of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) today.
Chelsea have faced West Ham twice this season, and the Blues had to battle it out on both occasions to pip West Ham . The good news for Chelsea is that Eden Hazard will be available despite the Belgian suffering a knock in training.
And we can safely guess that Texas and Bristol aren't going to swap dates with Las Vegas if the track is to get a second Cup date. With a helping hand from lapped cars, the pole-winner was able to hold off fellow Cup driver Brad Keselowski by 0.606 seconds.
Now it will have to review the case again because of the new guidelines issued by Trump's Departments of Education and Justice. Since then, Gavin has generally used the nurse's restroom, though the school has since installed three single-user bathrooms.
Twist Bioscience , a well known leader in synthesized DNA, synthesized DNA strands from the info provided by the scientists . The latest record was established by a group of researchers from Columbia University and from the New York Genome Center.
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Many called the vice president a hypocrite after his criticism of Clinton's private email server during the 2016 campaign season. Attorneys for Pence delivered the emails Thursday to be archived for public review as required under IN law.
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In addition to being able to blow by virtually anyone, Ross is also a complete route-runner with unbelievable footwork. Ross chose to skip a second run in the 40 and sat out the remainder of the wide-receivers workout on Saturday.
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Beachem and fellow senior Steve Vasturia have helped the Irish win 79 games - a school record - over the past three seasons. The Irish continued their second-half dominance with goals from sophomore Nikki Ortega and freshman Erin McBride.