International Women’s Day 2012

By Mary Prefontaine The world celebrates women on March 8 – will you participate? International Women’s Day originally observed to highlight women’s oppression and inequality has evolved into a celebration of the “positives”. Women are now astronauts, firefighters, mega-business leaders, presidents and prime ministers. Since it’s visionary conception in the early 1900′s,  IWD has grown into thousands of events throughout the world helping to educate, inspire and celebrate the achievements of women. A global web of rich and diverse activity – from political rallies and business conferences to  craft fairs – acknowledge the gifts women bring to humanity.
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