Happy International Women’s Day!

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Some good reading on the internetz on this day of celebration, observance, and looking forward to more progress in the future. Alright, ladies!

 

Illustrated portraits of fabulous, trail-blazing women over at Brain Pickings.

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/01/07/the-reconstructionists/

Air France puts an all-female crew in the air (this should maybe not be such a rare occurrence, right?) http://jezebel.com/5989335/air-france-celebrating-womens-day-with-an-all-female-crew?post=58103161

An interactive map of women’s political rights around the world. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/datablog/interactive/2013/mar/08/international-womens-day-political-rights

Social media for equality (with some great links!)

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/features/international-womens-day-google-doodle–and-tweeting-for-equality-8525269.html

The Guardian’s picture of the day is pretty cool.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/picture/2013/mar/08/international-women-day-moscow

A history of international women’s day via SocialResistance.org

http://socialistresistance.org/3218/international-womens-day-a-history

A book quiz for women’s day!

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/quiz/2013/mar/08/international-womens-day-book-quiz

“You can’t be what you can’t see”

http://www.lifeoflaurie.com/blog/international-womens-day/

A light-hearted look at the importance of correcting childhood gender biases, even for the small things.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/brain-flapping/2013/mar/08/correcting-childhood-bias-international-womens-day

And if you’re in a giving mood, donate to Oxfam and help change women’s lives!

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/get-together?pscid=ps_ggl_Events+-+IWD+2013

Happy International Women’s Day!

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