International Women's Day 2011

Since 1911 we have been celebrating March 8th as International Women's Day. This date is commemorated at the United Nations and in many countries is considered a national holiday. As women come together to celebrate this day, they can look back to decades of struggle for equality, justice, peace, and development. It is the story of ordinary women as history makers. This year marks the centennial anniversary of the celebration. ...more

Get Lippy on International Womens Day

On the 8th of March, the world at large will be celebrating International Womens Day.  It has been celebrated every year since 1911 and each year gains more support and strength.  For a fair few number of years now, the United Nations has held an annual IWD conference to coordinate international efforts for women's rights and participation in social, political and economic processes.  Women everywhere SHOULD be equal.  Because if we aren’t equal everywhere, we aren’t equal anywhere....more

Holiday! Celebrate!

Girls rule. Especially this Saturday, March 8th, as women across the globe celebrate International Women’s Day. If you’ve never heard of this fab event, take a cue from places like Mongolia, Uzbekistan and Vietnam, where it’s an official holiday. Join the party by checking out one of the inspiring events below. Read full story here: ...more