Happy International Women’s Day to all my fellow female ESL teachers out there! Below you’ll find a few news articles related to International Women’s Day. I hope you are able to use them in your ESL reading classes to begin an important discussion about gender and equality!
- A Brief But Fascinating History of International Women’s Day
- International Women’s Day: Meet the Grannies Who Go to School
- Calls to Action, Words of Praise and Rallies
- 5 Women Changing Their World for the Better
- 16 Stories that Will Expand Your Mind on International Women’s Day
- Snapchat adds famous women to its selfie lenses for International Women’s Day
- Pakistan’s Invisible Female Workers Celebrate New Legal Status
- Giving Power to Women in Ghana
- 7 Reasons to be Optimistic this International Women’s Day
- Women’s Strike “A Day Without Women” Events Take Place Worldwide
- For domestic workers forced to sit out the women’s strike, existence is resistance
If you have a wonderful woman in your life, make sure to thank her today for all of the hard work (visible and invisible) that she does every day!