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Danny Glover at Spelman College Commencement

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International Women’s Day is observed annually on March 8th.  This global day celebrates the cultural, political, social and economic achievements of women.  The day also brings international awareness to gender parity.  According to the World Economic Forum, global gender equality is estimated to be achieved by 2133.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Organize or participate in a Pledge For Parity, #PledgeForParity, campaign.  More information can be found at this website.  There are also many events going on worldwide.  Use #InternationalWomensDay when posting on Social Media.

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. http://www.internationalwomensday.com

HISTORY

International Women’s Day origins can be traced back to the early 1900’s.  Find out more about the history of the day by visiting InternationalWomensDay.com

 

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