American women go on strike to highlight their clout
That clout was how much? GDP dipped? The electricity went off? Sammiches were not made?
Of course, if consumer spending dropped that would be serious but anyone think that consumption was part of their strike instead of production?
About 1,000 people gathered
Germany’s Lufthansa airline had six all-female crews flying from several cities in the country to Berlin. Sweden’s women’s football team replaced the names on the backs of their jerseys with tweets from Swedish women. Finland announced a new $160,000 International Gender Equality Prize. Women also held rallies in Tokyo and Madrid.
Actress Anne Hathaway spoke during 2017 International Women’s Day at United Nations Headquarters.