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International Women’s Day is March 8: Send flowers to honor strong women

International Women’s Day is March 8: Send flowers to honor strong women

International Women’s Day is March 8 this year, and arrangements are in full swing. This isn’t a romantic holiday; it’s a special occasion to mark the women in your life who make things happen. From suffragists to teachers, pioneers to food bank volunteers, there is bound to be someone in your life who is a hero.

About Women’s History Month: Thanking Educators

About Women’s History Month: Thanking Educators

Now that International Women’s Day is upon us, we thought we’d take a moment to write about a related observance, that of Women’s History Month. Dozens of institutions and museums across the United States are holding special events for this March event and it’s something that interests us here at daFlores. Women’s History Month was first observed in 1981 as a way to highlight women’s achievements in the past. While most of us can pull a few famous names out…

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DaFlores Celebrates International Women’s Day

DaFlores Celebrates International Women’s Day

Across our network of florists, daFlores would not be the same without women. Our team of expert, creative flower arrangers create stunning bouquets for you to send to your loved ones. Our growers produce fresh flowers daily. We have women on our customer service team, ready to serve you around the clock. Our generous satisfaction guarantee states that both you and your recipient must be fully delighted with your flowers, or we’ll work with you to fix whatever the problem…

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International Women’s Day in Australia

International Women’s Day in Australia

As we’ve noted before in our daFlores series about International Women’s Day, a variety of countries are holding their own celebrations and observances this year. Australia is one such, and even has its own website. The cause it has chosen this year is “supporting women’s economic empowerment” in the Pacific. What this means is that, in some of the countries where women are vendors, they are often targets of harassment, required to pay bribes, and may be charged fees that…

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International Women’s Day: Events and marches in the United States

International Women’s Day: Events and marches in the United States

For International Women’s Day 2012, we’ll focus for a short while on what’s happening in the United States, one of the many countries that’s celebrating women and their accomplishments this March 8. San Francisco, a city that’s well-known for marches and support of equality, held its 22nd annual IWD march today. Hundreds of women showed up to showcase their organizations and work. Women interviewed by local media said they were marching to highlight laws that set women’s rights back in…

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International Women’s Day: Getting Girls Involved

International Women’s Day: Getting Girls Involved

The International Women’s Day main theme this year is all about getting girls involved. The theme is there so girls can learn from their elders through seeing good examples. We think this is a great idea. The hope is that through involving girls in International Women’s Day events, thousands of young people will be introduced to inspirational and exciting role models. If there’s a woman in your community that you admire, one approach is to invite that person over to…

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International Women’s Day is Just Around the Corner

International Women’s Day is Just Around the Corner

The annual celebration of women and their accomplishments, International Women’s Day, is just around the corner. International Women’s Day, or IWD, takes place on March 8 and is a true international event; the overall theme this year is “Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures,” but individual countries and organizations pick their own themes, too. The special occasion was first observed in the early 20th century, and has even grown to be an official observance roughly equivalent to Mother’s Day in some places….

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About International Womens’ Day

About International Womens’ Day

International Women’s Day has been celebrated each year since 1911. The special day began as a way to recognize women whose contribution to social, political and economic life has been exceptional. International Women’s Day takes place on March 8 and a wide variety of exhibitions and events is put on to celebrate women both past and present. In some countries, like China and Russia, International Women’s Day is a public holiday. DaFlores has a wide range of bouquets that are…

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