The Origins of International Women’s Day

Mary Davis Within the last 10-15 years many thousands of women worldwide have begun to recognise and to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD). It is, however, unfortunate that that its origins are not more widely known given that its foundation almost 100 years ago and subsequent history is truly inspirational. The motivation for IWD came Read more about The Origins of International Women’s Day[…]

Marking 100 Years Since the Revolution

by Ralph Gibson   “TEN days that shook the world.” Journalists are often prone to exaggeration. But few would argue with that description of the events of October/November 1917 by US reporter John Reed, an eyewitness to the Russian revolution. The centenary of that global “earthquake” will be marked next year, and two British organisations Read more about Marking 100 Years Since the Revolution[…]