8-M, WHY IT WASN’T JUST ANY OLD DAY

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The street celebration of Dia de la Mujer in Bilbao


International Women’s Day: Women in Spain say “8-M” — i.e., 8 de marzo or 8th of March — isn’t just any old day.

Hundreds of thousands (others reckon millions) took to the streets in protest marches across Spain for women’s equal place under the sun! Within the protest framework was an irresistibly festive ambience that only the Spaniards could carry off.

Photos, CC BY-SA, courtesy of eldiario.es (https://www.eldiario.es/sociedad/FOTOS_12_747995204.html), tell an incontrovertible graphic story .

In Madrid, from morning to midnight!

In Malaga, more manifestaciones

In Vigo, veritable fiesta reivindicativa in favor of mujeres

Barcelona, social activists as always

Not least, Valencia the valiente