Happy International Women’s Day

Today is the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is “Equal Access to Education, Training, and Science and Technology.” In 1910, over 100 female delegates met in Copenhagen from 17 countries. They voted unanimously that in every year, in every country, this day would be used to call attention to their needs. The first International Day was launched in 1911, nearly a decade before women in the United States had the right to vote.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: