Did you know that on March 8th, 1857, a group of workers at a textile factory in New York took to the streets of the city to protest their harsh working conditions? This was the beginning of the movement that would support the rights of women at work.
During the celebration of the Second International Conference of Working Women in Copenhagen (Denmark) in 1910, more than 100 women declared March 8th as International Working Women’s Day. 108 years later, we call it International Women’s Day.
Find out the history and evolution of this day through the following infographic.
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