Mariana Flores Melo: Origin of International Women’s Day

What is the origin of March 8? As we know, this day celebrates Women’s Day, when the defense of women’s rights is what counts and in which we must publicly claim those rights more forcefully than ever before. Women’s Day is celebrated since the beginning of the 20th century, but there is some controversy about the seed that originated it, controversial we will try to clarify in this article with…

Mariana Flores Melo: Women’s Strike for IWD

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In response to the current social, political, legal, moral and verbal violence experienced by current women in various countries, the International Women’s Strike was organized, held on 8 March, International Women’s Day , Through mobilizations and protests in several European and Latin American countries.   Big thanks to @OliveGroov for helping with the banner painting #WomensStrike #8M #Derry #solidarityisourweapon #mujeresenhuelga pic.twitter.com/nh5uZlzZft — Mel Bradley (@Meljbradley) 6 de marzo de 2017   The International Women’s Strike is a grassroots movement of women from more than 40…