09 Mar '18, 2am

Trend in the pay gap between men and women in selected OECD countries @AFPgraphics

Trend in the pay gap between men and women in selected OECD countries @AFPgraphics

Countries around the world mobilised Thursday for International Women's Day with Spaniards on an unprecedented strike, France threatening to "name and shame" firms that pay women less and Iraqi women running a shortened 'marathon'. The #MeToo and #Timesup campaigns that went global with allegations of sexual misconduct in Hollywood galvanised this year's celebrations amid surging demand from women for respect and equality. Hundreds of trains were cancelled in Spain over the work stoppage and countless protests in defence of women's rights held across the country. Ten unions demanded gender equality as the 24-hour strike sought to emulate Iceland's 1975 work stoppage, when women took a day off to demonstrate their vital contribution to the economy and society. Female television and radio presenters went off air, and Spain's state TVE channel ran repeat programmes to compens...

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