Happy International Women’s Day 2011!

Posted by Penny in Articles

March 8 is International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day was first observed in the 1910s, in various countries, and 1911 has been chosen as the recognized starting year — which means this year is the centenary of the first widespread observance. Flickr Commons happens to be especially rich for public events of the 1910s, so here’s a suffragette slideshow with images from across the Commons, just for the occasion:

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One Response to “Happy International Women’s Day 2011!”

  1. Nina Says:

    Thanks for posting about this special day. It’s a nice slideshow, too. :)

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