These Companies Are Shutting Down For 'A Day Without A Woman' Strike
Organizers suggest those who are looking to participate take the day off from paid and unpaid labor, only spend money at small, women- and minority-owned businesses and wear red, a color that represents revolutionary love and sacrifice.
That year, amid the revolutionary passions that swept the Russian empire, a group of women textile workers protested against the Tsar - Nicolas II in Petrograd (now St Petersberg). The day's events are aimed at showing how important and essential women are in our society, and it was organized following the Women's March on January 21.
Tell us, HollywoodLifers - do you feel inspired by the women's march? In this context, the idea of flipping the Day Without a Woman on its head by elevating women's voices makes a powerful statement. They say that, because many women can not afford to take a day off work, the protest only includes those at a higher economic level.
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People and companies around the world are fighting for gender equality and showing their support for women today through protests, events and other creative variations.
In the United States, some people will be marking the day by protesting.
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Powell says her company's CEO encouraged staff to participate in the strike in whatever way they see fit, whether that's not going to work or finding the time to attend a rally.
"I think the more women participate in this, the more we get heard, and the faster action will happen", said PACO Collective employee Belinda Jones. It dates back to 1908 when a group of working women assembled in NY to demand equality in pay, better working conditions, and the right to vote.
"Teaching is a pretty female-dominated profession; there's been some organizing around social media on the issue", said Kristen Graham, who covers education for The Philadelphia Inquirer.
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