Google encourages 'power of women' with their Women's Day Doodle

Google encourages 'power of women' with their Women's Day Doodle

The Google Doodle, which can be seen across the world, has featured 12 female artists of varying backgrounds.

Google couldn't wait for International Women's Day to officially drop the doodle created to celebrate strong females.

Dubbed "Ntsoaki's Victory", it's a simple sliding GIF that tells a story of a woman, Ntsoaki, joining and successfully performing a male coming of age ritual.

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As part of the campaign, Google will be sharing woman hero stories through online videos, putting spotlight on women who have not just fought societal, cultural and economic barriers to achieve their dreams but are also redefining women's role in the society and business through technology. The doodle was set to grace the search engine's home page in countries on every continent with the exception of Antarctica.

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The company decided that they should decorate the logo to mark cultural moments and it soon became clear that users really enjoyed the change to the Google homepage. Google also included an option for users to share their favorite stories.

The past few months have been all about women finding their voices and the continued cry for gender equality and so this year's International Women's Day is all the more important.

8th march is marked as the global women's day, so on this occasion, Google has chose to feature the work of 12 women artist across the world through interactive doodles.

The International Women's Day is also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women's Rights and International Peace. It was suggested by the 1910 International Woman's Conference to fix March 8 for celebration of the day. Yellow now represents a "new dawn" or the second wave of feminism, according to the International Women's Day website.

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