International Women's Day 2013

International Women's Day Around the World

International Women's Day Around the World

Happy International Women's Day! This day to celebrate and empower women has evolved over the years, beginning as a Socialist political event in 1909 and now varying in its celebrations country by country. Depending on where you are, International Women's Day could be highly political, a day to celebrate women's achievements, used for protesting violence against women or fighting for women's rights, or a time to honor the women in your life with flowers and candy. Protests, parades, flash mobs, and discount shopping: see how women around the globe are recognizing International Women's Day now!

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