Womens Day 2018 has a lots women empowerment in store for the women in the world. People are looking forward to leaving behind a positive impact especially after last year, where many cases of harassments and assaults against women surfaced. Like previous years, even this year’s Women’s day will shine the light on issues like gender equality, equal pay, and zero tolerance against sexual harassment.
Here are four ways how Women’s day has been celebrated so far and what is about to happen
- Air India Operates All-Women Crew Flight From Kolkata
On Sunday, Air India operates a flight on the Kolkata-Dimapur-Kolkata sector with an all-women cockpit and cabin crew as part of its International Women’s Day.
Captain Akansha Verma and Captain operated the flight AI709 and an Airbus 319 respectively.
For a whole week leading up to Women’s Day, Air India will organize a series of cultural and creative events to commemorate International Women’s Day which is on 8th March.
- Apple to honor International Women’s Day by launching new Watch Activity Challenge
For Apple Watch customers, Apple regularly hosts Activity challenges as a way to promote a healthy and fit lifestyle.
For this year’s International Women’s Day, Apple is planning on hosting an Activity Challenge that’ll honour Women’s day.
Just like their previous month’s challenge (healthy heart challenge), March’s Women’s Day will include animated stickers that can be sent and received over iMessage.
The challenge will be global given the day’s international reach, and Apple Watch users should see the challenge appear on March 6th. Apple also has come up with a collection of Celebrating Bold Women playlists and albums in Apple Music timed with International Women’s Day if you need workout music motivation.
- Women march in London for gender equality. #March4Women
Like the previous 5 years, this year also thousands of people will be coming together to participate in a march in Central London to call attention to gender equality and to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote.
The event will be organized by the charity Care. This will be the sixth annual #March4Women, which is held on 8th March, Women’s Day each year.
Organisers promised an “uplifting and inspiring” march, which aimed to shine a spotlight on the inequality women and girls face worldwide.
4. Central railway’s Pune train will have an all-woman staff
The Central Railway for the first time will deploy an all-woman staff for Mumbai-Pune Deccan Queen as a way to celebrate Women’s Day. Asia’s first loco-pilot Surekha Yadav will motor the train.
The CR has already appointed an all-woman staff at Matunga station. This initiative got a mention in the Limca Books of Records and was also appreciated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.