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5 Ways You Can Support International Women’s Day

In 1910, the U.S. celebrated the first National Women’s Day, becoming international in nature just one year later with over 100 women in 17 countries. By 1912, over one million women and men attended rallies in support of women’s rights. In 1910, the U.S. celebrated the first National Women’s Day, becoming international in nature just one year later with over 100 women in 17 countries. By 1912, over one million women and men attended rallies in support of women’s rights. While women’s issues have evolved from working conditions and suffrage to representation and wage gaps (to name a few), there is still the challenge of gender parity. International Women’s Day is an opportunity to raise awareness and take action. Here are 5 things you can do: Maintain a gender parity mindset Challenge stereotypes and bias’ Forge positive visibility of women by mentoring Influence others’ beliefs or actions Celebrate female achievements In only three years, a few thought leaders came together to create a movement that influenced over a million people across the world to march on behalf of women’s rights. If we can make that kind of progress 100 years ago, just imagine what we can do now.

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