Madeleine Albright sparked controversy when she spoke her trademark phrase, “There is a special place in hell for women that don’t help other women” while campaigning for Hillary Clinton in 2016. Although it appeared that she was supporting a particular candidate based on gender, she had long been a feminist and advocate for the advancement of women.
It’s that time again, March 8th, and somehow, I always feel obliged to say something profound about this day. International Women’s Day, a date commemorated at the United Nations and designated by many countries as a national holiday started in1908. Just a short 110 years ago, 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding shorter hours, better pay and voting rights.