#BalanceforBetter: 15 International Women’s Day events in Canberra

By Serena Coady
Updated February 28 2019 - 7:05am, first published February 10 2019 - 1:00pm

A day originally known as 'National Women’s Day' was first observed in 1909 by the Socialist Party of America. This came about after 15,000 women marched through the streets of New York City in 1908, vocalising their desperate need for better working conditions, pay and the right to vote in 1908.

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