International Women’s Day has different purposes throughout the world: in some countries, it’s a day of protest, in others a celebration. But no matter where you are, it always serves as a reminder of the accomplishments of women …

1. Today, International Women’s day is observed on the 8th of March – but do you know on what day the very first celebration of Women’s Day was held in 1909?

  • October 3rd
  • May 1st
  • February 28th
  • November 18th

✔️Right Answer: February 28th

2. Although the number of women in leadership roles is on the rise, it’s still far from being equal. What percentage of senior management roles do you think was held by women globally in 2019?

  • 29%
  • 6%
  • 42%
  • 38%

✔️Right Answer: 29%

3. There has always been a disparity between male and female education. In which year did the first woman start teaching at a university?

  • 1826
  • 1577
  • 1239
  • 1912

✔️Right Answer: 1239

4. Literature has always played an important part in the women’s movement. Can you figure out the anagram in the image below? Who is the author of the resulting title?

  • Lucille Clifton
  • Audre Lord
  • Virginia Woolf
  • Doris Lessing

✔️Right Answer: Doris Lessing

5. History is full of amazing women who fought for gender equality. How many surnames of famous feminists can you find in this word grid?

  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11

✔️Right Answer: 9