Artists celebrate International Women's Day

Chances are your Facebook and Twitter timelines are overflowing with inspirational posts today. That's because March 8 is International Women's Day, an annual event that commemorates the struggle for women's rights.

To help celebrate and boost the voices of women from all walks of life, the world over, artists have put pen to paper to create stunning International Women's Day tributes.

From an informative Google doodle to an app that measures how often men interrupt women in conversations, there have been plenty of innovative approaches, collectively highlighting how far society has come and how much there's still left to do. Explore some of the stand-out artwork devoted to International Women's Day in the gallery below.

(And if any dudes out there are complaining that there's no International Men's Day, it's on 19 November.)

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Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.

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