On March 8, 1857, female garment workers in New York City took to the streets to demand better working conditions, a ten-hour day, and equal rights for women.
International women's day
Mar 9, 2014
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This week's Activist Toolkit roundup focuses on tools to support women in different places and spaces and networks around the world.
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