In today's news roundup, a historic US Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ people, the leader of Netflix gives $120 million to black colleges, and Beyoncé makes a surprise release of a new song.
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Today is International Women’s Day - a day to celebrate women. The day reminds people that the work of women is important, that women face special problems, and that women are still not treated fairly in many places in the world.
On Friday, thousands of women across Switzerland went on strike for equality. In a country where strikes are rare, the women said they were protesting for money, time, and respect.
Today, the US celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Dr. King's nonviolent protest methods guided his country through a very difficult period and set an example for others around the world.
On Tuesday, hundreds of thousands of women joined together to create a "Women's Wall" - a human chain that stretched 385 miles (620 kilometers) in the Indian state of Kerala.
December 10th is Human Rights Day. This year, the day marked 70 years since the nations of the world agreed to set out, for the first time, a list of rights belonging to everyone in the world.
Computer programs are getting better at telling who someone is from a picture of a face, but they're far from perfect. Some people are very worried about that.
Starting Sunday, Saudi Arabian women were finally allowed to drive. They have been fighting for that right for almost 30 years, but many people say it's not enough.
On Wednesday, Saudi Arabia opened its first public movie theater in 35 years. The movie Black Panther was shown to invited guests. This marks a big change for the country.