Founded in 1911, International Women's is a global celebration of the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.
Annually on 8 March, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements. Women connect with political rallies, business conferences, government activities and networking events, local women's craft markets, theatric performances, fashion parades and more. Check out the web site for what's happening around the world and in your town.
Connect on Twitter: Michelle Bachelet Under Sec-Gen & Exec Director UNWomen (former President of Chile) tweets “No longer afford to leave women out. Time is now for women's right & full partic'n”
ThomsonReuters “Women Living in Extraordinary Times” slide show
Women and Girls Lead online films throughout March
Gloria Steinem Speaks in California on “War on Women”
Karen Misuraca is the author of several guidebooks, including Backroads of the California Wine Country; Backroads of the California Coast, and the newly released 8th edition of Fun with the Family Northern California. Check out Karen's new iPhone app, California Coast North.