Wednesday, March 8, 2017

International Women's Day!

Copyright © Françoise Herrmann

Today is International Women's Day! The first International Women's Day was celebrated on Feb. 28, 1909, upon invitation fo the American Socialist Party, within the context of the women's suffrage movement. 

During the International Year of Women, in 1975, the UN voted March 8 International Women's Day.

In July 2010, the UN National Assembly voted for the creation of UN Women, The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. 

IWD - International Women's Day
IWD - International Women's Day Events
UN Women - Media advisory - Internaitonal Women's Day
UN Women - Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030 - Message by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on International Women's Day, 8 March 2017
UN Women - International Women''s Day
About UN Women

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