International Women’s Day – March 8th, 2014

By pedrojperez2

Depending on where you live in the world it is already International Women’s Day. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this celebration, allow me to share some information about this day.

While there have been various Women’s Day Celebrations in different parts of the world historically, it was in 1977 that the U.N. (United Nations) invited members to proclaim March 8th as the U.N. day for Women’s Rights and World Peace. Many countries now actively celebrate this day.

For both men and women this is an important day to note. We humans, of this planet Earth, cannot move forward without all of us working towards a goal of harmony, peace and growth for ourselves and  our planet.

International Women’s Day is about encouraging the freedom and rights all women are entitled to and deserve.

Some excellent resources to find out more.

International Women’s Day

Women in the World Foundation

2014 Women in the World Summit

Credit line: © Tinalau | Dreamstime.comI cannot emphasize enough the huge importance of increasing awareness of this day and it’s purpose. It is through continuing support and education that many of the freedoms now occurring for women on our planet, in many countries, will continue to thrive for everyone’s future. It is through a sense of purpose, drive and determination that these most excellent goals can be achieved.

Never ever forget – We’re worth the extra effort needed so that all women can be free to be all that we can be!

Thank You,

~ Penny

44 thoughts on “International Women’s Day – March 8th, 2014

    • Hey Stranger. Great to see you Diane. I know your schedule has been a busy and crazy one for you! My pleasure to post something that is so important to all of us, thank you my friend! 🙂

    • Hi Steffi, a belated Happy International Women’s Day to you also. Thank you for the love. Jack and the girls send a big “Hi” and much love your way, dearest friend! 🙂 xo

  1. AnElephantCant help being a mere man
    But he really does appreciate the ladies
    He still remembers when he
    Visited his sweet friend Penny
    So he wishes her happy Women’s Day and hopes she keeps driving him crazy

    Hugs to you and the 3 other ladies in your family.
    And Jack.

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    • Hello Andro, thank you my sweet and always the gentleman friend! My day and weekend was a happy one indeed. Hope yours was also and that the new week has started out well for you, and that you are taking good care of yourself! 🙂 xo

      • Whenever I get back to posting more regular I will be calling in as before, and I hope that you will be ready with a nice smile and of course a glass of something red 🙂

        Andro xxxx

  3. Reblogged this on Fit Life and commented:
    Interesting information about International Women’s Day March 8th, 2014. There are still countries in this world where women have no rights, not even to an education. Through awareness and proactive collectives these barriers can be broken down.

  4. Yes! Tomorrow we are doing a flash mob singing Oxygen, about the Suffragettes, in honour of women everywhere and in the evening going to an evening of words and music, all by or honouring women. Thank you for this post. 🙂

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