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International Women's Day Then, Now and Abroad


International Women's Day (March 8th) is a global celebration of women's social, economic, cultural and political achievements. With a rich history of activism, the first marches were held over 100 years ago.

Compare the distribution of the female population in the US from the early days of International Women's Day activities and the present. 

Broadening to an international focus, explore the following map of the female population across different nations (data from the World Bank).

Learn more about women and different groups using Social Explorer's maps and reports.

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