International Women's Day: Call for 'all genders to be included'

Women’s Day 2019 Happy Women’s Day to all

Women’s Day 2019 Happy Women’s Day to all

In 1911, Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland celebrated International Women's Day on the 19th of March.

International Women's Day first emerged from the activities of labour movements at the turn of the twentieth century in North America and across Europe. Formally, Women's Day was adopted by the United Nations in 1977, before which it was mostly celebrated in socialist and communist countries.

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Women's Aid Director Margaret Martin said while she welcomed recent changes, like the introduction a year ago of the Domestic Violence Act, she said such laws will only be effective if the systems tasked with implementing them are fully resourced and trained, such as in the courts and in An Garda Síochána. This day celebrates the social, economic, political and cultural achievements of women around the globe. It helps reminds us how important gender equality is. The day has come to be increasingly associated with feminism and equal rights for all. (However, white has become obsolete as associating "purity" with women is a controversial concept) * "Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change", read this year's statement of UN.

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