If this is your birthday, congratulations!

This Is International (Working) Women's Day!

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The first International Women's Day was held March 19, 1911.

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The focus is upon women workers, and advancing women's rights in  the workforce, politics and society.

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It grew from women's socialist movements and early women's trade union groups.

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International Women's Day is sponsored worldwide by the United Nations.


Concho Valley birthdays include:

Katie Clouser, 26. From Peggy, Matt and Benjamin.

Luke Smetana, 16. From Mom and Dad.

D.R. Fielding, over the hill. From the Good Ole Girls.

No anniversaries to report.