March 8th 2018 marks International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. International Women’s Day has been observed since the early 1900’s, and has continued to be celebrated over 100 years. This year’s theme is “#PressforProgress”.
According to internationalwomensday.com, “International Women’s Day is a collective day of global celebration and a call for gender parity.”
Dr. Gail Barouh, PhD reflected, “International Women’s Day is a big step worldwide for all women to be acknowledged, appreciated and respected for the many contributions they make in their societies.”