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: http://www.sigi.org/Resource/stats.htm)
- This day was first celebrated on March 19, 1911 in Germany, Austria, Denmark and some other European countries.