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March 2015

This year marks the 104th anniversary of International Women’s Day! 

Since 1908, when 15,000 women marched through New York City
to demand shorter hours, better pay, and voting rights, women have
joined in solidarity to recognize the contributions of women past
and present, and to work for a better future for all women. In 1975
the United Nations officially endorsed IWD and it has become more
popular each year. Last year 64 countries joined in the festivities
and over a thousand events were held across the globe.

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