#IWD2018 – Some history of International Women’s Day

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#IWD2018 – Some history of International Women’s Day

by International Campaign for Women's Right to Safe Abortion
March 7, 2018

International Women’s Day has taken place for well over a century. Long before that, however, history notes that Hypatia of Alexandria, a philosopher, mathematician and astronomer of Roman Egypt was martyred in March 415, supposedly on the 8th, precisely because of her political influence as a defender of the sciences, of empiricism above dogmatism, and the space of women in various intellectual circles of her time.

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