Tag: IWD

Weekly Open Thread with the Hope Quilt

Women of many ages and races walk together along a street, dressed in hotel uniforms, each holding part of the edge of a large quilt

To mark International Women’s Day, this week’s threadful host is the Hope Quilt, symbol of the Hope for Housekeepers campaign against unfair work practices for hotel housekeepers (a mostly female workforce). Please natter/chatter/vent/rant on anything you like* over this weekend and throughout the week.

* with a few netiquette exceptions

Blog for International Women’s Day

Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day. Gender Across Borders is hosting a Blog for International Women’s Day, and one of their prompt questions asks: What does “equal rights for all” mean to you? I, for once, will keep it…

Women Across the Globe Speak Out on International Women’s Day

Iraqi women hold banners asking for justice in Baghdad Women around the world raised their voices and agitated for gender equality on Saturday. Scores of women rallied outside a Baghdad hotel demanding an end to violence and equal social status…

Happy International Women’s Day!

Go celebrate. I will be posting more fully on this later today, I promise. UPDATE: When I said “I promise,” I lied. Sorry kids, there’s no Santa Clause either. Tomorrow, though, I will have far more time than I did…