For the Ladies!

"Countries around the world recognized International Women's Day on Sunday, with some marking it as a national holiday.

In Russia, where International Women's Day is a holiday, men were streaming into flower markets and florists around the country to buy bouquets for the women in their lives.

International Women's Day was declared in 1910 by the German socialist leader Clara Zetkin at a conference in Copenhagen as a day of solidarity, and marked the fight of women for equal rights."

There's tons of work to be done, from preventing rape-as-a-weapon in places like the eastern Congo to equalizing pay rates between males & females in the West. Check out this wide ranging Democracy Now interview with Amy Goodman, Alice Walker (pictured above), & Medea Benjamin (Code Pink)!

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