#InternationalWomensDay

10 March.Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bangladesh's first transgender news anchor Tashnuva Anan Shishir reads news bulletin in capital Dhaka. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Bangladesh is home to an estimated 1.5 million transgender people, who face rampant discrimination and violence
  • Tashnuva Anan Shishir delivered the three-minute news bulletin on the private Boishakhi TV
  • Her debut news bulletin aired on Monday, on the occasion of International Women's Day

9 March.London, UK
The picture was posted by photographer Misan Harriman. (Photo credit: Instagram/@misanharriman)

  • The picture displayed Markle in a floral dress and a prominent baby bump
  • In the interview with Oprah Winfrey, the couple had confirmed they were expecting a baby girl
  • The two landed a bombshell on Sunday, saying queries about the boy's skin colour were made in the Royal Family

9 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Manu Sawhney, ICC CEO said that we have a clear focus and commitment to an ambitious long-term plan for women's game. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @AusWomenCricket)

  • The International Cricket Council stated the expansion of women cricket post the 2023 cycle
  • The announcement came on International Women's Day 
  • The revised formats will give more teams the chance to compete on the global stage

9 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Joe Biden has marked the International Women's day with a series of initiatives. (Photo credit: Twitter/@JoeBiden)

  • US Air Force General Jacqueline Van Ovost was nominated to head Transportation Command
  • Three-star army general Laura Richardson was nominated to lead Southern Command
  • If the Senate confirms their nominations, then both will follow Lori Robinson, who was the first woman to helm a military command

9 March
UN envoy of the US Linda Thomas-Greenfield.(Photo Credit:AFP)

  • Thomas-Greenfield was speaking at an informal UN Security Council meeting
  • "We all believe and understand that when women do better, countries do better," Greenfield said
  • US will join the UN Group of Friends for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls

9 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Joe Biden is getting down to business. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The orders, signed on International Woman's Day, are for ensuring gender equality
  • The White House Gender Policy Council will have the mandate to try and remove systemic bias
  • The council's broad scope includes many things like the structural barriers to women's participation in the labor force

Burger King is facing a lot of backlash.(Representative/Pixabay)

  • The Twitter account for Burger King UK on Monday put out a tweet that said, "Women belong in the kitchen"
  • The fast food giant was actually pointing out the lack of female chefs in the restaurant business
  • But the initial tweet bas enough to star a twitter firestorm

8 March.San Francisco, CA, USA
Sundar Pichai made the announcemnet during the Google for India Women Will event. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Google.org Impact Challenge for Women and Girls was launched on Sunday
  • Sundar Pichai announced $25 million for non-profits and social enterprises
  • Jacquelline Fuller said women and men remain on unequal footing

Parineeti Chopra is playing the titular role in the upcoming film. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ Saina Nehwal)

  • Saina Nehwal said in her tweet that she took inspiration from women around her
  • The film narrates the journey of Nehwal's life
  • The film is scheduled to come out on March 26, 2021

8 March.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
The collage posted by Bachchan displays all the women in his family. (Photo credit: Instagram/@amitabhbachchan)

  • Amitabh Bachchan said he believes every day is women's day
  • Actor Kangana Ranaut and Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, too, wished people on the occasion of Women's Day
  • Celebrated on March 8 annually, the day originates from the suffragette movement in England