Friday, March 8, 2013

Happy International Women's Day!

It's that time of year again!

Wait, what's that?

You hadn't heard that International Women's Day is coming up?

If you had, count yourself lucky - I just heard about it a few weeks ago. Which is sort of sad, considering how long the holiday has been around:

What a great idea, though - a day to celebrate the gains women have made, while recognizing that we still have a ways to go. There are some wonderful resources on the International Women's Day website: conversation-starter videos, a list of celebrations by country, and ways to join in through social media.

In high school, I remember once hearing a male classmate ask a friend "what did women ever invent...other than tampons? (hurr hurrr)." How nice it would have been to, instead of fuming silently, be able to direct him to a video like this:


Are you participating in some way for International Women's Day?

1 comment:

  1. I love that you posted about International Women's Day, not many people know about this!