International Women’s Day has a fascinating history borne out of working women’s revolutions. But today, it has become more about consumerist discounts and trite Whatsapp forwards – often reinforcing the same old stereotypes of “mothers and sisters” that the women’s movement has been trying to move beyond for centuries. This Women’s Day, take a minute to learn the revolutions our foremothers started to have an internationally celebrated day recognizing the struggles of working women. Have a revolutionary Women’s Day!
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