Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 12:04 AM in Nineveh, Assyria
To know your past, is to know yourself.
Will America unjustly enrich herself, as the British, at the expense of this Forgotten Ally by allowing them to find their abject and ignoble defeat in their glorious victory of 1941? The Middle East was the home of civilization. It is now the nerve centre of our problem... There is but one solution to this explosive political situation - the realization of the natural aspirations of all the native elements.
— Dr. David Barsum Perley The Middle East in the Post-War World, National and Religious Minorities: The Assyrians, June 6, 1947
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)