Archive for March, 2011

Reflections on International Women’s Day: What Have We Really Gained over the Past Century?

This year marked the 100th anniversary of commemorating International Women’s Day. On the first International Women’s Day ( March 19, 1911), more than one million women and men in Denmark, Austria, Germany, and Switzerland attended public rallies to put an end to gender-based discrimination and to campaign for women’s rights to vote, hold public office, and access educational and professional training. So have we come full circle and closed the loop on these issues and banished gender-based discrimination? Keep reading to find out…

March 31, 2011   Posted in: Social Justice  8 Comments