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Rights
Derechos
Advocate
Defensora
Food rations
Raciones de comida
Lectures
Conferencias
Gender inequality
Desigualdad de género

A Day to Celebrate Women

How is International Women's Day celebrated? Learn more about this worldwide celebration.

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A Day to Celebrate Women

How is International Women's Day celebrated? Learn more about this worldwide celebration.

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International Women's Day is celebrated each year on March 8. It is a holiday that recognizes women's achievements and promotes their rights. In 1910, a group of women fighting for the right to vote met at an International Women's Conference in Copenhagen. Clara Zetkin, a German advocate for women's rights, proposed celebrating an annual "Women's Day" to promote equal rights for women.

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