International Women’s Day

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This video from the USA says about itself:

International Women’s Day, March 8, 2003 – 11 days before bombs dropped in Iraq – Kirsten Michel, Amy Goodman, Alice Walker, Medea Benjamin, Susan Griffin, Maxine Hong Kingston, Rachael Bagby, and more Unreasonable Women for the Earth and Code Pink for Peace were arrested for singing on the sidewalk in front of the White House.

By Haidee-Laure Giles in Britain:

The fight for equal rights continues

Thursday 07 March 2013

Women in Britain are teaming up this week with their sisters from some of the world’s poorest countries to step up the battle for equality.

Meetings in London tonight and in Newcastle tomorrow will see women sharing their experiences of struggle around the world to mark International Women’s Day (IWD).

March 8 became an international women’s event after 1977, when the UN general assembly invited member states to proclaim…

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