Wednesday, March 03, 2010

March 8 is International Women's Day

The first National Women's Day was celebrated in the United States on February 28, 1909. In 1910, 100 years ago, the Socialist International honored women's rights and women's suffrage by establishing a Women's Day -- but without a date. The next year, Women's Day was celebrated in several European countries with rallies.

Source. About.com: Women's History

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  1. Alot of people don't realise that the majority of people hungry around the world are women... and yet these women produce 60-80% of the food! The answer to hunger, I really believe lies with women. You can send a message of solidarity to women across the world for International Women’s Day at http://www.wfp.org/women

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