International women's day

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International women's day

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  2. 2. It is a date in which we show respect, appreciation and love towards women.<br />We also celebrate women's economic, political and social achievements.<br />
  3. 3. 8 March International Women's Day for the United Nations since 1975<br />2011<br />The theme for International Women's Day:<br />Equal access to education, training and science and technology: <br />Pathway to decent work for women. <br />
  4. 4. Whywomen’sday?<br />The majority of the world's 1.3 billion absolute poor are women.<br />Women earn 30 and 40 per cent less pay than for the same work.<br />Everywhere, women continue to be victims of violence, with rape and domestic violence listed as significant causes of disability and death among women of reproductive age worldwide.<br />Women haven’t got all the same rights and opportunities as men anywhere in the world.<br />
  5. 5. HowithappenedA briefhistory<br />1857: Women working in clothing and textile factories in New York City staged a protest. They were fighting against inhumane working conditions and low wages.<br />1909: First National Woman's Day to honour of the 1908 garment workers’ strike in New York, where women protested against working conditions.<br />8 March 1908: 15,000 women<br />marched through New York City .<br />They demanded shorter work hours,<br />better pay, voting rights and an end<br />to child labour. <br />They adopted the slogan "Bread and<br />Roses", with bread symbolizing<br />economic security and roses a better<br />quality of life.<br />
  6. 6. And… in Spain? When?<br />Woman suffrage: 1931<br />Mensuffrage: 1869<br />From 1947 to 1977, duringFranco’sdictatorship, onlymencould vote in some cases.<br />1977: Universal suffrage<br />
  7. 7. EQUALITY EVERYWHERE<br />

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