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Wishing you a very happy International Women’s Day

March 8th, 2007

Dr Petra

In case you weren’t aware of it, today is International Women’s Day. You can find out more about the event and what’s going on around the world here.

I thought to celebrate the day I’d share those who inspire me – or what Maya Angelou calls our ‘she-roes’.

Artists, Singers and Writers

Josephine Baker
Lee Miller

Sweet Honey in the Rock

Val McDermid
Sarah Waters
Maggie O Farrell

Activists, educators and role models

(some of these sites are for over 18s only)
Betty Dodson
Leonore Tiefer
Efua Dorkenoo
Joani Blank
Carol Queen
Tracy Quan
Susie Bright
Gina Ogden
Annie Sprinkle

Women run or women-centred crafts and businesses
Positive beadwork project
Township Patterns

Lily Lodge
Fine Cell Work

Women and psychology

Association for Women in Psychology (US)

Psychology of Women (UK)
Women and Psychology (Australia)
Lesbian and Gay Psychology (UK)

And finally an anthem for women’s day (courtesy of You Tube) for you to enjoy and sing along to, Helen Reddy sings ‘I am woman’.

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