A History of International Women's Day in words and images

Stevens, Joyce
http://www.isis.aust.com/iwd/stevens/

Publisher:  Isis Creations
Year Published:  2018  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX22869

An online history of International Women's Day, which includes visual materials and numerous photographs from each decade.

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The day has been variously seen as a time for asserting women's political and social rights, for reviewing the progress that women have made, or as a day for celebration. In keeping with its early radical traditions, Lena Lewis, U S. socialist, declared in 1910 that it was not a time for celebrating anything, but rather a day for anticipating all the struggles to come when "we may eventually and forever stamp out the last vestige of male egotism and his desire to dominate over women"

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