What is Women’s Day?

Katlyn Porfiris, Writer

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 On March 8th we celebrate the amazing females across the globe who have made an economical, cultural, or political accomplishment: Women’s Day.

 Women’s Day was first celebrated in the early 1900’s, with a dedicated 15,000 people marching through New York City demanding better pay, shorter work hours, and most importantly, voting rights.

 The most recent occurence to help celebrate this special day was the Women’s March on Washington with over 2.6 million people supporting and walking through the March.

 Purple is the international color for today, but the typical colors worn are purple, green, and white, due to those colors representing the women’s equality originated from the Women’s Social and Political Union in the UK in 1908.

 Spread the word and make a change, and help us celebrate Women’s Day!