IOTD …. “✊🏽 Images of the Day, Very Special Edition …. International Women’s Day ✊🏽 …. “!!


~~March 8, 2018~~ 

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

The tradition began with the first National Women’s Day in 1909 and its roots are in campaigning for better pay and voting rights.

What is this year’s theme?
The theme this year is #PressforProgress.

The website says:

“We can’t be complacent. Now, more than ever, there’s a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity.

“A strong call to #PressforProgress. A strong call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive.”

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VERY INTERESTING ARTICLE

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/happy-international-womens-day-2018-12142081

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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.

International Women’s Day (IWD) has been observed since in the early 1900’s – a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies.

International Women’s Day is a collective day of global celebration and a call for gender parity. No one government, NGO, charity, corporation, academic institution, women’s network or media hub is solely responsible for International Women’s Day.

Many organizations declare an annual IWD theme that supports their specific agenda or cause, and some of these are adopted more widely with relevance than others.

“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights,” says world-renowned feminist, journalist and social and political activist Gloria Steinem.

Thus International Women’s Day is all about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action – whatever that looks like globally at a local level. But one thing is for sure, International Women’s Day has been occurring for well over a century – and continues to grow from strength to strength.

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https://www.internationalwomensday.com/About

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~~International Women’s Day 2018 #PressforProgress~~

~~Published on Mar 7, 2018~~

At Bendigo Bank we are proud to celebrate #InternationalWomensDay.

March 8 is a day to celebrate the wonderful women in your life and remember that change begins with you.

#PressforProgress #IWD18

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