Thanks to the efforts of many in the ecumenical community, there is a day set aside to highlight the need for gender equality, human rights and empowerment as it relates to women.
Church World Service has a great story on their efforts and there are lots of other resources on the web as well.
Given the importance of women in everyone’s life (you have a mother, right?) it’s good to be reminded that many women suffer injustices simply because they are women.
Speaking of women – happy birthday Melissa (my sister!)