March 8th Is International Women’s Day!

Posted on March 06, 2022 by Andrea Forsberg

There is a long, rich history of fighting for women’s rights that established what would become International Women’s Day. It began in 1908 when a group of 15,000 women marched into New York City to demand better working hours, pay, and the right to vote. They would declare the first National Women’s Day in 1909, and it was formally recognized internationally in 1910. Each year women would gather to remind the world of their contributions and their rights. By 1975, this day was recognized formally by the United Nations.

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