International Women’s Day (国际妇女节) (Guójì fùnǚ jié) is a worldwide holiday recognizing women’s contributions to society. This day can also be referred to in China as 三八节 (Sānbā jié), as it falls on 03/08. 

Recently, Chinese female college students have made their own version that happens the day before on March 7: Girls’ Day (女性节) (Nǚxìng jié). 

But what’s so different about the two?



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Collin Absher

Collin Absher is a Chinese Studies major at the College of William and Mary. Collin hopes to spread his love of Chinese Literature and poetry in fun ways!