Frew 1538 - Secret Of The Cave Island

Monday, March 08, 2010 by: PBC

 A woman can make happiness bloom all around them! Kudos to you, Happy 100th International Women's Day!

The first International Women’s Day occurred on March 19 in 1911. The inaugural event, which included rallies and organized meetings, was a big success in countries such as Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. The March 19 date was chosen because it commemorated the day that the Prussian king promised to introduce votes for women in 1848. The promise gave hope for equality but it was a promise that he failed to keep.  The International Women’s Day date was moved to March 8 in 1913. 

The UN drew global attention to women's concerns in 1975 by calling for an International Women's Year. It also convened the first conference on women in Mexico City that year. The UN General Assembly then invited member states to proclaim March 8 as the UN Day for Women's Rights and International Peace in 1977. The day aimed to help nations worldwide eliminate discrimination against women. It also focused on helping women gain full and equal participation in global development.

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Frew 1538 - Secret Of The Cave Island

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Thanks to Delboj for providing san2710 scans for editing & waiting so long. the final result is same as earlier post #1542.  Hoping you will like it.

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