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International Women’s Day

New Barbies include athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad, Frida Kahlo

7 months, 10 days ago
NEW YORK: US toymaker Mattel on Wednesday unveiled a new line of Barbie dolls based on accomplished women that include US snowboarder Chloe Kim, Australian conservationist Bindi Irwin, and Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. The toymaker…

#MeToo throws new spotlight on International Women’s Day

7 months, 12 days ago
PARIS: As the world marks International Women's Day this week, it remains to be seen whether campaigns such as #MeToo and #Timesup can really advance the fight for women's rights and gender equality worldwide or whether their effects will…

Trump declares his ‘tremendous respect’ for women

1 year, 7 months ago
WASHINGTON: Donald Trump, whose presidential campaign was nearly derailed by sexual harassment charges and his boasts about groping women, tweeted Wednesday -- International Women's Day -- that he had "tremendous respect" for women.  "I…

Celebrating Pakistani women who earned name against all odds

1 year, 7 months ago
KARACHI: International Women's Day is being observed across the world including Pakistan on 8th March (today). The aim of the day is to recognize the importance of woman and highlight awareness of their rights. There are no two opinions…

Bilawal pledges more steps for women empowerment

1 year, 7 months ago
KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday pledged that the party will initiate more steps for the empowerment of women in Pakistan. In his message on the eve of International Women’s Day being observed…

World marks women’s day with rights under attack

1 year, 7 months ago
PARIS: No self-congratulations but calls to action will mark many celebrations of the 40th International Women's Day on Wednesday, as the fight for equality faces new threats. Murders of women in Latin America, anti-abortion movements in…