This video from Scotland says about itself:
International Women’s Day March 2012
14 May 2012
2012 IWD demonstration. Anti-cuts activists joined with feminists in this demo to protest the fact that women are disproportionately affected by the cuts. Coalition of Resistance activists helped organise for and attended the protest march and their banners and placards stand out in the march.
By Zoe Streatfield in Britain:
Tuesday 8th March 2016
TRADE unions and pro-choice campaigners in Scotland will mark this year’s International Women’s Day with a rally today to raise awareness of the global issue of abortion rights.
Ms Henderson also drew attention to the draconian laws in Northern Ireland where abortion is still illegal unless women and girls seeking to terminate a pregnancy can prove their lives are at risk.
Pro-choice activists fear that the impending devolution of abortion law to the Scottish Parliament could allow powerful religious groups to lobby for the 1967 Abortion Act to be restricted and undermined, as has happened in Northern Ireland.
Ms Henderson highlighted the situation for women in Brazil, where despite “the Zika virus being linked to brain deformities in babies, pregnant women are still prevented from accessing safe and legal abortions.”
Abortion Rights Committee Scotland member Denise Christie told the Star that “International Women’s Day is all about showing sisterly solidarity to all the women who do not have access to safe legal abortion services.”
She said the action was vital to highlight “the importance of being pro-choice and demand that this must be recognised across the world.”
Members of the STUC women’s committee will join Abortion Rights Scotland and other groups at 12.30pm outside the Scottish Parliament.
In Dumfries, Reel to Real will celebrate International Women’s Day with a screening of Yasmin Fedda’s Queens of Syria.
The documentary, to be screened at 7.30pm at The Stove, follows a theatre project run with Syrian refugee women staging a new version of the Greek tragedy the Trojan Women, which centres on the horrors of war.
Britain: WOMEN working in a department run by the Tories’ part-time Equalities Minister are paid almost £4,000 less than their male colleagues, Labour research revealed yesterday: here.