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International Women's Day (IWD), also called International Working Women's Day, is marked on March 8 every year. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women's economic, political, and social achievements.

Greenpeace has posted the following Lucy quote and photo to mark Intertnational Women’s Day:

Today is International Women's Day and in Greenpeace we have a great many totally awesome women to celebrate. Here's just a few of them.

"I've got three kids. My sole biological reason for being on this planet is to ensure that they can flourish, and they can't do that in a filthy, degraded environment. We need to stand up while we still can." - Lucy Lawless

 


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