What is International Women’s Day?
On March 8th, 1911 is when the first International Women’s Day was established. The purpose of this day is to 1 - Celebrate women's achievement. 2 - Raise awareness against bias. 3 - Take action for equality.
The theme for 2019 is “A balanced world is a better world.”
1 - Celebrate women's achievement.
These websites have collected many inspiring stories of strong women in a variety of catagories.
https://womenshistorymonth.gov/ or https://www.womenshistory.org/womens-history
“Women's History Initiative will amplify women's voices to honor the past, inform the present and inspire the future.”
2 - Raise awareness against bias.
For me, I like to support women who are breaking stereotypes and motivating others to do the same. Like, Anna Boden, the director and screenwriter for CAPTAIN MARVEL which releases on March 8th...International Women’s Day… coincidence? I think not.
We now have many female superHERoes on TV and the big screen.
(There was a time the entertainment industry thought action shows and comic book based movies were only for men.)
Letitia Wright in Black Panther as Shuri. - Marvel Universe
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Zenobia should have been put to death at birth just because she was a girl. Growing up pretending to be a boy, you can only imagine how this would teach her how unfair life can be. Zenobia fought for justice. She grew up to become one of the toughest, deadliest women who ever lived.
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3 - Take action for equality.
Friday March 8th on International Women's Day, Strike a pose with your "hands out" showing how balance is better. Share on social media with #IWD2019 #BalanceforBetter.