#GenderDiscrimination

.Florida, USA
The school said the girls had violated school's dress code. (Photo Credit: Twitter)

  • Over 80 girls reported that their yearbook photos were altered 
  • Bartram High School has been under fire for their handling of school district's dress code 
  • "There is something to be said for modesty, but not sure this is the way", said one on Twitter 

.Genève, Switzerland
Nearly half of the women in 57 countries around the world face restrictions on what they can do with their bodies, the UN said in a report. (Photo Credit: Unsplash/Representational Image/

  • The UN study has listed attacks on women, from rape to forced sterilisation to virginity tests and genital mutilation
  • The study looks at restrictions on women deciding what to do with their bodies without fear of violence
  • The study said only 56% of the countries examined in the report have laws or policies providing for thorough sex education

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Brooke Baldwin was talking in an episode of the "On The Issues" podcast. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BrookeBaldwin)

  • Brooke Baldwin voiced her issues with the gender disparity in CNN
  • Baldwin announced in February that she is going to conclude her duties in CNN in April
  • She began her journey at the network as a freelancer in 2008

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Megan Rapinoe was tagged by Draymond Green in one of his Twitter posts. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@mPinoe)

  • Draymond Green suggested female athletes should stop "complaining" about the gender wage gap
  • Megan Rapinoe lashed out at the Golden State Warriors forward
  • "From someone with such a big platform that's just not acceptable," said Rapinoe


.Paris, France
Inequality in the workplace is still not expected to be erased for another 267.6 years. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Women have lost jobs at a higher rate than men following the pandemic
  • They to take on much more of the extra childcare burden when schools closed
  • Women were also being hired back at a slower rate than men as workplaces opened up again

.Sydney NSW, Australia
The #March4Justice rallies were held in more than 40 Australian cities and towns. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The #March4Justice rallies were held in more than 40 Australian cities and towns
  • Dressed mostly in black, the protesting crowd gathered outside Parliament House
  • Former government staffer Brittany Higgins was allegedly raped in a minister's office in 2019

.London, UK
British airline easyJet had to apologise and pay an undisclosed amount in compensation to the aggrieved woman. (Photo credit: Unspash)

  • Melanie Wolfson was asked to change seats twice in seperate easyJet flights
  • She was travelling from her home in Tel Aviv to London both the times
  • She sought a compensation of 66,438 shekels (£14,400)

.Bangalore, Karnataka, India
It is necessary that every individual is capable of self-regulating. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Often, simple and small gestures help express and reinforce the love that you have for one another
  • relationships grow better when we understand each other
  • Taking responsibility for your contributions is the best way to improve a relationship

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Women feel special when you remember little things about them that they cherish, say experts (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • International Women's Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women
  • It is celebrated every year on March 8
  • If you are in a fix about how to surprise her, try out these ideas suggested by women leaders

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Amazon has been accused of keeping women and black employees down while publicly talking up the need for diversity and social justice. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • A Black employee names Charlotte Newman has filed the lawsuit
  • Black employees at Amazon are put into lower paying jobs, the lawsuit says
  • "Racial and sexual discrimination exists in Amazon's corporate corridors, not just its warehouses...," the lawsuit says