♀♀♀ International Women’s Day ♀♀♀ 8 March 2015 #makeithappen

2015 Theme: MAKE IT HAPPEN

If every International Women’s Day event held in 2015 includes girls in some way, then thousands of minds will be inspired globally.

Each year around the world, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8th. Thousands of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women.

Organizations, governments, charities and women’s groups around the world choose different themes each year that reflect global and local gender issues.

“Make It Happen” is the 2015 theme of the internationalwomensday.com website and this has been widely used by hundreds of organizations including schools, universities, governments, women’s groups and the private sector. Each year the United Nations declares an overall International Women’s Day theme. Their 2015 theme is “Empowering Women – Empowering Humanity: Picture It!”.  Many organizations develop their own themes that are more relevant to their local contexts. For example, the European Parliament’s 2015 theme is “Empowering Women and Girls through Education”.


“Girl Power”     Cheetah Girls

“Girl Power”     Cheetah Girls

lyrics ~

Throw your hands up if you know that you’re a star
You better stand up if you know just who you are
Never give up never say die
Girl Power Girl Power!!

Throw your hands up if you know that you’re a star
You better stand up if you know just who you are
Never give up never come too far
Girl Power Girl Power!!

I’ve made mistakes before but I know I’m not perfect
It’s okay ’cause who could ever be
As long as I did my best
It don’t matter what no one says ’cause deep down in my heart
I got the power to make it all happen

Throw your hands up if you know that you’re a star
You better stand up if you know just who you are
Never give up never say die
Girl Power Girl Power!!

Throw your hands up if you know that you’re a star
You better stand up if you know just who you are
Never give up never come too far
Girl Power Girl Power!!

At times I may just feel like my back is to the wall,
I hold my head up high
And keep on standin’ tall
I know that my back is covered
Because we have each other
And we’re down for whatever.
If you hear me throw your hands up

Throw your hands up if you know that you’re a star
You better stand up if you know just who you are
Never give up never say die
Girl Power Girl Power!!

Throw your hands up if you know that you’re a star
You better stand up if you know just who you are
Never give up never come too far
Girl Power Girl Power!!

Sometimes life may get you down
But you better hold your ground
Can’t nobody live your life but you
Stay true to who you are
And always follow your heart
Your heart, your heart

Throw your hands up if you know that you’re a star
You better stand up if you know just who you are
Never give up never say die
Girl Power Girl Power!!

Throw your hands up if you know that you’re a star
You better stand up if you know just who you are
Never give up never come too far
Girl Power Girl Power!!

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One response to “♀♀♀ International Women’s Day ♀♀♀ 8 March 2015 #makeithappen

  1. Wonderful! We do need equal recognition and we do need to encourage our younger sisters (and older ones) to express themselves in their unique way through the arts.

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