International Women's Day!

Welcome to my website. I created this page to speak out about international women's day. Enjoy!

What is International Women's Day?

International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for gender equity.Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women's achievements or rally for women's equality.

When is international women's day?

Internationals women's day is every year on the 8th of March. The very first one was on February 28th in New York hosted and organized by the Socialist Party of America at the suggestion of activist Theresa Malkiel.

Here are some famous quotes for International Women's Day:

  • "A girl should be two things: Who and what she wants." Coco Chanel
  • "Life is tough, my darling, but so are you." Stephanie Bennett Henry
  • "I want every girl to know that her voice can change the world." Malala
  • "I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls." Audrey Hepburn
  • "The best protection any woman can have is courage." Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • "The most beautiful thing a woman can wear is confidence." Blake Lively
  • Interesting facts!!

    In 1917,women in Russia honoured this day by goimg on strike for "bread and peace" as a way to protwest gener parity. The leader of Russia, Czar Nicholas II wasn't pleased do told the military to shoot any women who refused to stand down. But this didn't intimidate women one bit which lead to the governmant granting women to vote. Each year there's a specific theme for international women's day and the past ones for eg; 2021 was "Let's all choose to challenge" or #ChoseToChallenge.