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St Helens mayor Andy Bowden with the Soroptomists
St Helens mayor Andy Bowden with the Soroptomists
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The Mayor of St Helens, Councillor Andy Bowden, joined Soroptimists for a town centre event to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD).

The day was established in 1908 to celebrate the achievements of women.

On March 8 every year, in different regions across the world, celebrations are held.

These range from ageneral celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political, and social achievements.