Friday is International Women’s Day 2019

International

Each year since 1911, International Women’s Day is celebrated as a day dedicated to reflect on the accomplishment of women and to honor women who have been inspirational over their lifetimes.

The theme of thie year’s day is #BalanceForBetter, in a campaign that runs year-round, not just on Friday, March 8th. #BalanceForBetter pushes the balance of gender in business.

Related Content: DeLauro Introduces Bill Aimed at Ensuring Women Receive Equal Pay

A social media call to action to strike a #BalanceForBetter pose with the palm of both hands pointed towards the sky in a “hands out” stance is suggested to show solidarity with the movement.

News 8 is also looking to feature the inspirational woman in your life! Submit a photo of the woman who has made a difference to you, along with her name and town and the photo may be featured on-air or online. Use our ReportIt! feature to send us the photo or by tagging on social media with #WomenOfConnecticut.

Join News 8 for a televised special of Celebrating Women on March 23, 2019 as we reflect on Women’s History month.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss