During International Women's Day, people from Europe, Britain, and the United States attended marches and rallies to support equal rights and recognition for women. International Women's Day was a way of making both a local and a global appeal for women's rights. Many people who participated lived in countries that did not allow women the opportunity to vote, hold public office, attain higher education, or choose a career. International Women's Day is still observed annually on March 8 and is officially recognized by the United Nations. The goals of the modern International Women's Day have been to increase participation of women in political and economic areas and to unite women in the peacemaking process.
Women's History Month gives us an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women!
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- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into how different party platforms evolved following World War II. This indicator promotes inquiry into how the major parties came to represent different approaches to fiscal and political governance as well as social and judicial policies.