International Women's Day 2021

NAME OF FEATURE | THE GLEANER | MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2021 2 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY Evan Dixon/Features Writer W OMEN HAVE historically been relegated to the fringes of the conversa- tion when we mention contributions of value to society, having their names whispered at the end of sentences that showered their male counterparts with praise. A day for women, by women, International Women’s Day (IWD) found its origin in the labour movement of the early 20th century when 15,000 women marched through the streets of NewYork City demanding shorter hours, better pay and voting rights. This show of solidarity and strength among women snowballed into real social change CONQUERED CAME SAW fabulous She AND SHE DID IT LOOKING #ChooseToChallenge IWD 2021 #ChooseToChallenge IWD 2021 #ChooseToChallenge IWD 2021