Women's History Month

When we think of the month of March, the first things that come to mind for most of us are St Patrick’s Day and Mother’s Day.  For me there are family birthdays as well.  But how many of you are aware that there is another day celebrated every March called International Women’s Day.

This day had its beginning in 1909 in New York city.  And was officially marked for the first time on March 19, 1911.  You can read more about the history of International Women’s Day by visiting their website HERE

Have you ever wondered when it was that women actually started to make their voices heard?  If you look at recorded history, you’ll find that women back in the days of Plato were speaking about equal rights.  During the 15th century (1401-1500), several female writers including Christine de Pizan who wrote The Book of the City of Ladies and Mary Wollstonecraft, author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman argued for greater...

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