TAKE A STAND

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WHAT Protest for In­ter­na­tional Women’s Day 2015 WHEN 8th March WHERE Times Square, NYC WHY On the 8th March, 2015 and as am­bas­sadors for JGROUP, Mr. Imad Jo­maa and Mrs. Bushra Khayat Jo­maa took to the streets of New York City to take a stand for women around the world. Mr. Jo­maa, the founder of JGROUP and his wife, Mrs. Khayat Jo­maa joined a march in Times Square to both celebrate and high­light the im­por­tance of In­ter­na­tional Women’s Day along with thou­sands of oth­ers. Women across the globe are be­ing sub­jected to emo­tional and phys­i­cal abuse - of­ten at the hands of those who have the power to de­fend and pro­tect them, and this protest brought this to the world’s at­ten­tion. With col­or­ful flags and ban­ners that read mes­sages of both hope and de­fi­ance, the protest saw the unity of peo­ple all fight­ing for the rights of women ev­ery­where.

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