Nationwide "A Day Without a Woman" Protest, Rallies Happening in WNY

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Instead, some of Congress' women representatives have planned to symbolically walk out at noon EST when the chamber convenes! The protest also aims to bring attention to the lower wages, sexual harassment, discrimination, and job insecurity that women can face in the workplace.

"Women across the nation, as well as men, will be participating in a one-day demonstration to recognise the value of women", it said.

"For my congresswoman and senators, because they are fighting for women and women's rights, I'm going to thank them for the work", said Block, 26. "As a result, schools will be closed tomorrow for students", Dr. Kevin Maxwell, the CEO of schools said in a statement.

On Monday, school officials in Alexandria, Va.; North Carolina's Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School District and NY announced they are canceling classes in anticipation of staff shortages due to the event.

Between them, the two school districts enrol over 25,000 pupils.

The group, Utah Women Unite, encouraged supporters to take the day off and not spend money.

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"It's a decision that we took around safety and the ability to deliver instruction for our students on that day", she said. Roughly three-quarters of USA teachers are women, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. "We have been closely monitoring requests for leave on March 8, including communicating with school leaders and our education association. I'm proud of our ACPS teachers for their solidarity and taking a very visible stand in these troubling times".

There are many organizations with women's rights in mind that need support.

The International Women's Strike is a separate, grassroots movement created in October 2016 "as a response to the current social, legal, political, moral and verbal violence experienced by contemporary women", according to their website.

In its statement, however, the Maryland district said it took no position on the protest, which calls for women to skip work, avoid shopping and wear red.

"For us, employees of Tumblr in 2017, a strike isn't as risky", they wrote.

Still, American women continue to be paid less than men, earning 80 cents for every dollar a man makes. "That means standing strong against Republican unrelenting attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, defund Planned Parenthood, and block access to full reproductive care", she said, according to a press release".

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