Celebrating International Women's Day

Posted By SK Reid  
16:00 PM

Celebrating Women's Month: Honouring the Past and Embracing the Future

March is a special month dedicated to celebrating the remarkable contributions of women throughout history and advocating for gender equality. As we observe Women's Month and International Women's Day on March 8th, we reflect on the progress made and the challenges that still lie ahead.


A Journey Through History: The Suffragette Movement and Beyond

The fight for women's rights has been a long and arduous journey. One of the most notable chapters in this history is the Suffragette movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These courageous women fought tirelessly for the right to vote, facing imprisonment and hardship, yet their resolve never wavered. Their success paved the way for future generations, setting a precedent for the ongoing struggle for equality.


International Women's Day: A Global Celebration

International Women's Day (IWD), celebrated on March 8th, has its roots in the early 20th century, growing out of efforts to promote women's rights, especially suffrage. It's a day to honour the achievements of women and promote women's rights, observed as a national holiday in numerous countries and sponsored by the United Nations since 1975.


Women's History Month: A Time for Reflection and Action

Women's History Month, observed in March, is a celebration of women's contributions to history, culture, and society. It originated from a weeklong celebration in Sonoma, California, in 1978 and has since expanded to a month-long observance. This month provides an opportunity to reflect on women's often-overlooked contributions and recognise their pivotal role in shaping our world.

The Ongoing Struggle for Gender Equality

Despite the progress made, gender issues such as the gender pay gap, reproductive rights, and violence against women remind us that the fight for equality is far from over. These challenges highlight the need for continued advocacy and action to ensure that all women have the opportunity to lead fulfilling and equitable lives.

Embracing the Future with Hope and Determination

As we celebrate Women's Month, let's honour the past, acknowledge the present, and look to the future with hope and determination. By continuing to advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion, we can work towards a world where every woman has the opportunity to thrive and contribute to society.



Discover More

Get my FREE guide on how to reduce overwhelm here.

Learn how to create your own Safe Haven from the stresses and strains of an uncertain world here.

Meet me on Insta here.

Head back to On The Blog for more reading here.

Back to Top