March 8, 2013 - To all our women truckers, Happy International Women's Day! We have every reason to celebrate because looking back on March 19, 1911 when this was first celebrated, it was a time when women were fighting for their right to work, vote, hold public office and end discrimination.
This year's theme commemorates the fight to end violence against women. Some of the best reasons to celebrate are:
We want to know YOUR personal reason for commemorating Women’s Day. Share your thoughts in this thread! Cheers!1. The education of women is “the single most important determinant” of food security. Educated women increase their spending on household nutrition and the improved health of children.
2. A child born to a mother who can read is 50 percent more likely to survive.