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International Women’s Day 2017: Google celebrates womanhood with heartwarming doodle

The Google Doodle Aims To Honour The Struggle Through Which Women Have Paved Their Way To Excel In The Every Field Of The Society

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Manas Dwivedi | Updated on: 08 Mar 2017, 09:04:31 AM
Google doodle (source: Google)

New Delhi :

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2017, world’s most popular search engine, Google is celebrating women’s contribution to the society with a special doodle.

The Google doodle aims to honour the struggle through which women have paved their way to excel in the every field of the society. The special doodle recognises the tale of 13 remarkable women in the form of a slideshow.

In the doodle, a grandmother is telling a story to a little girl in which she goes through a vision in which 13 different tales are told from around the world.  These 13 women hail from different countries, pursuing different professions with their commendable contribution in an array of backgrounds.

Basically, the International Women's Day 2017 slideshow is a compilation of names who have already featured in individual doodles in the past. An Indian woman also feature in the list- Famous dancer and choreographer Rukmini Devi.

Apart from Rukmini Devi, other women who feature on the list are:

Ida Wells: American journalist, suffragist, and civil rights activist

Lotfia El Nadi: Egypt's first female pilot

Frida Kahlo: Mexican painter and activist

Lina Bo Bardi: the Italian-born Brazilian architect

Olga Skorokhodova: Soviet scientist and researcher in the field of deaf and blind communication

Miriam Makeba: South African singer and civil rights activist

Sally Ride: American astronaut and the first woman in space

Halet Cambel: Turkish archaeologist and the first Muslim to compete in the Olympics

Ada Lovelace: English mathematician, writer and the world's first computer programmer

Cecilia Grierson: Argentine physician, reformer and the first women in the country to be awarded a medical degree

Lee Tai-young: Korean lawyer and activist who was the first female lawyer and judge

Suzanne Lenglen: French tennis champion who made the sport popular

International Women's Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year. It commemorates the struggle for women's rights.

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First Published : 08 Mar 2017, 08:54:00 AM