International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) was first celebrated as a worker’s holiday in 1908 when women marched through New York City to demand voting rights, better pay and shorter work hours. This celebration of women’s contributions spread to across the world and is a national holiday in Albania, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, China, Cuba, Italy, Laos, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Zambia. Many other countries celebrate this global day connecting all women around the world and inspiriting them to achieve their full potential. IWD celebrated the collective power of women past, present and future.The event is free and family friendly typically happening around March 8. For more information or to get involved contact Shirui at globalfemwc@gmail.com