Summary: On International Women's Day, women around the world wear either red to work or attend strikes to help call for equal rights. Some women have taken the day off of work to protest for equal rights in the workforce. Their goal: to have the work field become 50/50 by 2030. This day has become a huge buzz after the election of President Donald Trump. Many women are up in arms about the type of healthcare he plans for women of the future and not to mention the was he addresses women.
Connection: During the 1950s, the Montgomery Bus Boycott was a protest that banded together the blacks from riding public transport because of segregation. This protest has connection with International Women's Day, because they both advocate for justice and liberation. They both tried to change how people were treated in society and have succeeded tremendously.
Are you an advocate for Women's rights?
Do you think these rallies and protests are effective?Did you participate in International Women's Day?