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International Women's Day

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International Women’s Day has been observed since the early 1900s.

Happy International Women's Day!

Since its first observance in the early 1900s, at a time of rapid industrialization, economic expansion, and a rise in radical ideologies, International Women’s Day has grown from its socialist roots into a global day of recognition and celebration in developed and developing countries alike.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "International Women's Day." (Viewed on July 31, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/international-womens-day-0>.

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