The story of how this annual celebration came about is so worth repeating as it is in itself a triumph of ‘ The Gender Agenda’ and an inspiration to all of us girls who want to celebrate the road travelled in our name, or raise awareness of paths that still need to be trod on behalf of our sisters across the world.
From my blog of March 2011, to mark the centenary of this international event:
The first International Women’s Day was celebrated in March 1911. It had its origins in America a few years earlier where women had come together to protest against poor working conditions, resulting in a National Women’s Day being declared by the Socialist Party of America. Subsequently at an International Conference for Working Women in Copenhagen, attended by delegates from 17 countries…
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