The article below was published in Transcurrents.com & Tamil Week, last year (2012) to mark the International women’s day. Its republished on this blog without any changes.
At this juncture, another young lady should also be remembered for her courage is Malala Yousafzai. The fifteen year old Pakistani who was recently shot for speaking against Taliban. Malala has been nominated for the 2013 Nobel peace Prize. We wish her a speedy recovery and best wishes for her nomination.
Eighth of March – International Women’s Day
7 March 2012, 6:30 pm
International Women’ Day (IWD) is celebrated worldwide on the 8th of March. IWD symbolises the economic, political and social achievements of the women past, present and the future. Events are organised around the world to mark the celebrations.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon, Burma, on December 1, 2011-pic –…