There are a lot of reasons why I celebrate Women's Equality Day. Most basic reason is that I value equity and equality.
In 1971, "at the behest of Bella Abzug", National Women's Equality Day was established.
Here's a link to the full text - http://www.nwhp.org/resourcecenter/equalityday.php
Powerful stuff. It's easy for me to embrace this intellectually and philosophically.
Seeing these images of my grand daughters makes it practical and real.
I want their dreams and their realities to be filled with choices with the fewest limitations possible.
And for them to grow up to be people who are wise and just.