March 8 - International Women's Day

Submitted by jcravens42 on February 13, 2008 - 2:57pm.

March 8 is International Women's Day, celebrated by various organizations around the world. Anyone out there using the day somehow to raise awareness about programs, circumstances, whatever? If so, how?

Last year, while in lovely Kabul, I posted several photos from the staff IWD event at the government ministry where I was working on Flickr, and the photos got a LOT of traffic and positive replies.

My frustration with the celebrations in Kabul was that so many observances seemed to be more along the lines of mother's day or secretary's day (giving flowers to the women workers of an office and taking them out to lunch).

Jayne Cravens, MSc
jc "at" coyotecommunications "dot" com

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