Monday, January 21, 2019 at 5:07 PM in Nineveh, Assyria
To know your past, is to know yourself.
It broke my heart when I met a little girl; her feet were sore and she could walk no further. She cried, "Oh mother! Oh, God!" The mother had a heavy load and could not carry the child, the father was killed, they had no friends. I carried the little girl on my back for about half-a-mile, but could not any further.
International Women's Day celebrates women's achievements worldwide and throughout history. Annually on 8 March, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements.
A global web of rich and diverse local activity connects women from all around the world ranging from political rallies, business conferences, government activities and networking events through to local women's craft markets, theatric performances, fashion parades and more.
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)