Happy International Women’s Day- THE GENDER AGENDA: GAINING MOMENTUM

International Women’s Day

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2013 Theme: THE GENDER AGENDA: GAINING MOMENTUM

About International Women’s Day

When:  Friday 8 March 2013
Where: Everywhere
What:   International Women’s Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women’s Day is a national holiday.
Why:   Suffragettes campaigned for women’s right to vote. The word ‘Suffragette’ is derived from the word “suffrage” meaning the right to vote. International Women’s Day honours the work of the Suffragettes, celebrates women’s success, and reminds of inequities still to be redressed. The firstInternational Women’s Day event was run in 1911 … more

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