6 Facts on the International Women’s Day and what our girls do

International Women's Day

Today, the 8th of March is THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY. So this morning, when you checked your newsfeed and Instagram you most definitely came across posts about the International Women’s Day. If you haven’t heard about, well Good Morning then!

But what is the International Women’s Day about?

WMNSurfMag.com explains:

Generally, the IWD is to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. The earliest event to honor women, named „National Woman’s Day was held on February 28, 1909, in New York. Its original idea was to commemorate the movement for women’s rights.

  1. Celebrate
    It´s a celebration! Be happy and celebrate what you have achieved in life.

  2. It´s a Holiday!
    In many countries worldwide, the International Women’s Day is a public holiday.

  3. Different themes
    Every year the United Nations call out official themes for the IWD

  4. Make a change!
    2018’s theme is: „Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives“, last years was: „Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030“

  5. Official Hashtags
    #IWD2018 #pressforprogress #internationalwomensday #empoweringwomen  
(6.) One for the boys! There is an International Men’s Day too. Its celebrated on the 19th of November.
 

What do our Girls think about the International Women’s Day?

Stephanie Gilmore


Flick Palmateer

Carissa Moore

Carissa missed her flight to snapper rocks. But don’t worry, she is a (very) strong woman and managed to get on the next one. We can’t wait to see you rip again! xoxo


Sage Erickson


Pacha Light


Courtney Conlogue


Bethany Hamilton

By all means the strongest women in and out of the surfing world, Bethany Hamilton is releasing her new film „unstoppable“. Watch it.

Alana Blanchard

freshly baked mom and already in top form again! She´s also recently set up a youtube channel. Watch her and Jack Freestone raise Banks!

I love you Banks. New video up link in my bio😘

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