McDonald's flips its golden arches to make a statement
10 March, 2018, 01:53
To measure the world's progress toward gender equality, the World Economic Forum (WEF) created the Global Gender Gap Index a decade ago.
"In celebration of women everywhere, and for the first time in our brand history, we flipped our iconic arches for International Women's Day in honor of the extraordinary accomplishments of women everywhere and especially in our restaurants", McDonald's global chief diversity officer, Wendy Lewis, said in a statement as reported by Business Insider.
This year, over 60 stock exchanges around the world chose to "Ring the Bell for Gender Equality".
Bridge for Equity believes that the theme for this year's InternationalWomen's Day, PressForProgress, is timely and relevant. "It is a call to action to spur women and men into taking bold steps towards closing the gender gap". It is in the interest of us all - the fans, the families, and every girl and woman who has been able to fully realize her dreams through athletic participation. We are going to continue to change the world, in the brightest way!
Municipally, only 28 per cent of councillors and 18 per cent of mayors are female. "Today, we have 23% female representation as against 0% representation in 2016", added Onyema.
She calls for resilience in the pursuit of gender equality. We must not be afraid to rock the boat. "I am proud to say that through the combined efforts of USAID and the HEC, and the many women who stepped up to capitalize on their drive and talent, we exceeded our target", said Pataki.
She encouraged Labour Unions to insist on decent work for their members, ensure the fulfilment of National Social Policies, while pursuing government to fulfil all constitutional promises that were sensitive to women issues. We are superwomen! All ages, shapes, sizes, walks of life.I am sending my biggest hug to you.
Regardless of the fact, she religiously tweets about women empowerment - showing her duplicity in the matter.
In addition, two female scholarship recipients shared the challenges they faced in attaining higher education and discussed how the MNBSP scholarship transformed their lives.
To close the day a raffle draw was held with gifts from the event sponsors, Olori Cosmetics, Zaron Cosmetics Limited, Shredder Gang, A Thousand Reasons Confectionaries, Bodyline Fitness & Gym Limited, Kinabuti, ShugaPlum Concepts.
Civilians gather near a convoy of Syrian Red Crescent vehicles Monday in Douma in eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus , Syria. A March 7 Kremlin statement about the gathering did not specify the exact date or where the meeting would take place.
Danny Barrett's side will take on Argentina in the cup final after they upset the defending champions South Africa by 12-10. Fiji also scored four times‚ but converted three of them‚ which made all the difference.
Broadcom said it is run by a board of directors and senior management team consisting nearly entirely of Americans. Singapore-based Broadcom also reiterated that it plans to shift its headquarters to the U.S.no later than May.
Between helping him get clean and facing what Kilgrave did to him, the two have more in common than she will admit out loud. Whether it's a blended scotch or bourbon, former superhero turned private eye Jessica Jones is never far from a bottle.
The storm created a new round of problems for local utilities still struggling to restore power after Friday's storm. Yes, it's going to be windy, with gusts of 30+ miles per hour inland and 40+ miles per hour along the coast.
Besides dealing away Ogletree and Quinn, they were also involved in a third trade that brought Marcus Peters to Los Angeles. Ogletree was a first-round pick out of Georgia in 2013 and started all but one game he appeared in for the Rams since.
This is the first of many steps in the re-signing of recent drat picks the Buccaneers will need to do in the coming months. By the end of next season, Mike Evans will likely be the all-time leading receiver in Tampa Bay Buccaneers history.
Both sides, though, indicated initial enthusiasm for the suggestion that the president mute , not block, certain users. Two of them, Rebecca Buckwalter and Philip Cohen, expressed skepticism regarding Buchwald's idea.
It affected systems including the airport's CCTV, meaning passengers could not be screened for about two hours. Virgin Australia flights were also recovering from significant delays, which included two cancellations.
A powerful quake in Papua New Guinea: more than 50 dead
Death toll in southern Pacific island state tops 100 as aftershocks continue after a magnitude 7.5 quake in February. There are an estimated 36,000 Filipinos living in Papua New Guinea and about 300 in the neighboring Solomon Islands.
Chip And Joanna Gaines' Baby No
Joanna , 39, joined her hubby at the golf event to show support for the Foundation. Fresh off their pregnancy announcement, the twosome has a new special.
Warner, de Kock charged over Durban stoush
Warner could be in line to lose his whole match fee and be banned for the second test at St George's Park‚ which starts on Friday. But I think there are certain boundaries, it's unnecessary to cross them. "I don't decide where that line is".
Hadiya case probe nearly over: NIA
Hadiya in 2015 and even tried to send her to Yemen. "The Supreme Court has not cancelled NIA investigation in the matter". The Supreme Court has asked the NIA to continue with the investigation and asked Hadiya to continue with her studies.
Seahawks trade Michael Bennett to Eagles
But even so, Bennett will join an edge rushing unit stacked with names such as Graham, Barnett, Chris Long , and Steven Means. Philadelphia Eagles Vice President of Football Operations Howie Roseman is already starting to build next season's roster.
SF Defiant As Ever After Jeff Sessions Sues California
This announcement comes a week after ICE agents arrested more than 230 undocumented people throughout California. " How dare you? " Sessions said of Schaaf at a California Peace Officers Association meeting in Sacramento.