Women encouraged to skip work, wear red, shop of female owned stores


TO KXAN.COM.JOHN:A NATIONAL MOVEMENT PLANNED TODAY, CALLED A DAY WITHOUT A WOMAN.WOMEN ARE EXPECTED TO SKIP WORK, WEAR RED, OR SHOP EXCLUSIVELY AT STORES OWNED BY WOMEN. ORGANIZERS WANT TO USE THE DAY TO DRAW ATTENTION TO THE IMPACT WOMEN, INCLUDING TRANSGENDER WOMEN HAVE ON THE ECONOMY–EARNING LESS MONEY AND HAVING HIGHER RATES OF DISCRIMINATION.ACCORDING TO THE INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN’S POLICY RESEARCH, AS OF 2015, WOMEN MAKE 80 CENTS FOR EVERY DOLLAR A MAN MAKES.WE SPOKE WITH THE OWNER OF BOOKWOMAN AUSTIN, ABOUT WHAT THIS DAY MEANS.THIS WOMAN IS HERE TO SAY, COME SUPPORT YOUR SISTERS. COME TO AN EMPOWERING SPACE. COME HERE AND BE YOURSELF, COME HERE AND DISCOVER SOMETHING ABOUT YOURSELF OR YOUR LIVES OR COME HERE AND DISCOVER LITERATURE THAT CAN HELP ALL THE OTHER PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE. LETS HAVE MORE EQAULITY AND LET’S SUPPORT EACH OTHER.THERE ARE MORE THAN 200 BUSINESSES PARTICIPATING ACROSS THE STATE OF TEXAS.WE HAVE A LIST OF THE CENTRAL TEXAS BUSINESS, OVER

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