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It’s International Women’s Day and we celebrate #BalanceForBetter

Jonna Miller

Today is International Women’s Day.

Started by the Suffragettes in the early 1900s, the first International Women’s Day was celebrated in 1911. International Women’s Day belongs to all communities everywhere — governments, companies, charities, educational institutions, networks, associations, the media and more, according to its website.

This year, it’s all about balance.

The trending #InternationalWomensDay has Twitter abuzz, as women (and men) celebrate around the world.

The Google doodle marks the day, as well.


And where we would we be without these female inventors and their great ideas?

These nuns “walk the talk,” as they work to instill power in women. They are teaching self-defense in the Himalayas.

The U.S. Marines are, of course, kicking butt and taking names.

Jonna Miller is a Tribune-Review features editor. You can contact Jonna at 724-850-1270, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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Indian students pose with their faces painted on the occasion of International Women’s Day celebration at a college in Chennai on March 8, 2019.
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A female Guard stands by mimosa blossom at the entrance of the Quirinale presidential palace in Rome on March 8, 2019, on International Women’s Day. In Italy, the importance of women is celebrated by the giving and receiving of mimosa blossom.
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