"It's a moment to transform both the written and unwritten rules that devalue the lives and experiences of women".
Streep, Williams, Emma Watson and other prominent women also arrived accompanied by women's rights activists - in order to show that the Time's Up initiative is about more than advocating for the rights of privileged women in Hollywood, but for women in general.
- Ai-jen Poo, who organizes immigrant worker women and is the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, will be with Ms. Streep, who is nominated for her performance in "The Post".
Oakland Raiders officially announce hiring of Jon Gruden
Gruden has not coached since 2008 and has been working as an National Football League television analyst for the last nine years. Gruden is returning for a second stint as coach of the Raiders after being traded to Tampa Bay following the 2001 season.
The actresses will shun partners and loved ones as their red carpet guests, instead choosing instead to invite activists and inspirational women to bring further impact to the #whywewearblack and fight for racial and gender equality. Out of solidarity with the victims of sexual harassment and assault, many women have said they will be dressing in black.
The ceremony comes amidst a wave of change in Hollywood following on from October's revelations against Harvey Weinstein, and now Wood is among many who are attempting to find new ways top help women speak out. Inviting organizers is a savvy way to pass the microphone to those advocating for marginalized women outside the Hollywood bubble. The organization was formed in 2011 and its objective is to "unify the struggle to promote farm worker women's leadership in a national movement to create a broader visibility and advocate for changes that ensure their human rights", according to the group's website. We do this work as participants in movements that seek to affirm the dignity and humanity of every person.
But what did she wear for her first foray into the world of the Golden Globes?
Virginia ticket worth $1M in Mega Millions drawing Friday
The Mega Millions jackpot now resets to its starting amount of $40 million ($25 million cash) for the next draw on January 9. The Powerball jackpot also surged, sitting at $550 million, with a $348 million cash option, after no victor Wednesday.
"We believe we are nearing a tipping point in transforming the culture of violence in the countries where we live and work", they wrote. "It is a critical moment, there's this fantastic platform and we're trying to use it in the best way we can". There is still much work to do, and many hands required to do it. It's in the military, it's in Congress, it's everywhere and we want to fix that.
The #TIMESUP initiative joins an ever-growing collective of organizations, movements, and leaders working to end gender-based violence.
Unemployment drops to lowest rate in more than 40 years
The two-year fell 3 cents to yield 1.70 per cent and the 10-year declined 26 cents to yield 2.083 per cent. The Red Deer area unemployment rate in December 2016 was 8.0 per cent.