International Women's Day

Seven Cities Where Women Changed the World

Great women don’t always make the history books. For every formidable leader, intellectual rebel or genre-defining artist whose name echoes down the ages, countless others are forgotten or erased. But in some cities, renowned women have left an unmistakable imprint. Take a tour from ancient Egypt to 20th-century France and see the world through the eyes of seven mighty women.

On This ‘Day Without a Woman,’ Don’t Leave Women Oppressed by Sharia Law Behind

Wednesday is International Women’s Day, and the organizers of the Women’s March are holding another protest. This one is called A Day Without a Woman, in solidarity with those women who have lower wages and experience greater inequalities. The protest encourages women to take the day off work, avoid shopping other than in small women- and minority-owned stores, and wear red.

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