Brenda Dubois, Grandmother at the University of Regina, emphasized that it's important for women from diverse backgrounds to gather together to find common ground on International Women's Day. Photo by Janelle Blakley.

There are 3.5 billion women in the world today. March 8, International Women’s Day, is a day that aims to recognize every single one of them. Including everyone in movements like International Women’s Day is a challenge, but one that is essential to the day's success, say those who have historicaly been on the sidelines of the parade.

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Romania has experienced protests since the government passed legislation reversing anti-corruption measures on Jan. 31. Photo illustration by Janelle Blakley.

Romania’s new government only took power last month, but the public is already expressing their anger as massive protests - some of the largest since the fall of communism - have erupted across the country.

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Darlene Juschka, head of the women's and gender studies department at the U of R, says the Women's March on Washington pushes the notion that women's rights are human rights. Photo by Janelle Blakley.

Hotels in Washington, D.C. are almost all booked up for this weekend, but not everyone’s in town for the inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump. The Women’s March on Washington, set to take place this Saturday, is expected to be one of the largest demonstrations in American history.

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Early Monday morning an earthquake with a magnitude of about 7.8 struck New Zealand’s South Island, killing two.

According to the US Geological Survey, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 and above can cause considerable damages to structures that are not specifically designed to withstand earthquakes.

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