International: 8/3/18 – Happy International Women’s Day Ladies !

 

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year.

It commemorates the movement for women’s rights.

While the first observance of a Women’s Day was held on February 28, 1909 in New York, March 8 was suggested by the 1910 International Woman’s Conference to become an “International Woman’s Day.” After women gained suffrage in Soviet Russia in 1917, March 8 became a national holiday there. The day was then predominantly celebrated by the socialist movement and communist countries until it was adopted in 1975 by the United Nations.

Read more at  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Women%27s_Day

 

 

https://www.animalfreeresearchuk.org/celebrate-scientists-students-supporters-staff-international-womens-day/?utm_source=enews

 

 

 

 

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