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International Women’s Day

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  • 1. International Women’s Day Nicole Chidiac
  • 2. Questions:
    • What is International Women’s Day?
    • When is International Women’s Day?
    • Why is it important?
    • Is it important to you, as a person?
  • 3.
    • What is the meaning of equality? And inequality?
    • What is the meaning of sexism? What is the meaning of sexist?
    • Feminism: what does this mean to you?
  • 4. Activity:
    • With your partner, I want you to think of inequalities women still suffer in your society.
      • Think of 4 inequalities and write them down.
      • Is Spain a sexist society?
  • 5. About International Women’s Day:
    • International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 th .
    • It is a day that recognizes the achievements of all women regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, political beliefs, language or their cultural, or economic situation.
  • 6. History:
    • February 28 th , 1909: First National Women’s Day was celebrated in the United States to honour women’s protest against working conditions during a strike in 1908.
    • 1910: more than a million women and men in Europe participate in demonstrations to demand equality for women.
  • 7.
    • A Women’s Day was established in Copenhagen. This day was to honour movement for women’s rights and universal suffrage. There was approval of this proposal.
    • 1911: Because of the Copenhagen initiative, International Women’s Day was celebrated for the 1 st time on March 19 th in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland.
      • More than 1 million men and women attended rallies demanding the right to vote, hold public office, the right to work, to vocational training and to end discrimination on the job.
  • 8.
    • 1913-1914: became the means to protest World War I. Russian women observed their first International Women’s Day on the last Sunday in February.
    • Elsewhere in Europe, on or around March 8 th of the following year, women held rallies to protest the war.
    • 1917: in Russia, women were granted the right to vote.
    • 1975: was International Women’s Year.
      • The UN began celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8 th of this year
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