Thursday, March 8, 2007

International Woman's Day

Happy International Women's Day to all our female students and staff!

Here is some trivia to think about today as you celebrate the women in your life:

  • Women in New Zealand were the first in the world to obtain the right to vote. The year? 1893.
  • 5000: The number of brides that are murdered or commit suicide every year in India because their marriage dowries are considered inadequate. (Source:
  • This day was first celebrated on March 19, 1911 in Germany, Austria, Denmark and some other European countries.
Also, visit this link to see more about this international day.

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