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International Women’s Day: What’s it all about?

Every year on the 8th of March people around the world celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) – but what exactly is it?

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It also provides the chance to unite globally and push for gender equality. The theme for IWD 2018 is #PressforProgress, a nod to the growing global movement of advocacy and activism.

So what’s the history behind March 8th?

The answer to that question is pretty complex…

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International Women’s Day: What’s it all about? was written for Rosie.org.au, our go-to feminist guide for navigating your teenage years.

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