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International Women's Day has history dating to 1909, when National Woman's Day was observed on February 28 in the US, according to the United Nations.

The strike falls on March 8, observed around the world as International Women's Day, and follows the huge success of a similar walkout past year, joined by over 5 million workers.

Many female employees didn't show up to work Friday in offices and factories across Spain, while others halted domestic work or left caretaking of children, ill or elderly people to men to mark International Women's Day.

That is because the Soviet satellite state of East Germany included Women's Day in its long list of sanctioned celebrations, which meant big parades in East Berlin - the Communist country's capital. The Socialist Party of America designated the date after thousands of women marched for better working conditions and higher pay in New York City in 1908. Organizers reportedly plan to protest against poverty and unpaid labor that often falls upon women.

Second person cured of HIV in major medical breakthrough
The so-called "London patient", who remains anonymous, underwent stem cell transplantation to treat Hodgkin lymphoma in May 2016. Gupta described his patient as " functionally cured " and "in remission", but cautioned, "It's too early to say he's cured".

"We're in the 100th year of women's suffrage but we still have a lot to do", German Family and Women's Minister Franziska Giffey told DW Thursday.

Obama closed the thread by reiterating that these three women remind him what International Women's Day is all about: "Imagining a world free of artificial ceilings for the next generation - and doing the hard work to get us there". The demonstrators took to the streets united by the "if we stop, the world stops" slogan.

Mayor Michael Müller and his cabinet have no official events planned for today, Deutsche Welle says - which may simply mean they are taking the day off work too.

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