Google Doodle celebrates women’s firsts on International Women’s Day 2021

Google Doodle celebrates women’s firsts on International Women’s Day 2021

An animated Doodle shows the hands that have opened doors for women today.

Google is giving women a big hand to celebrate International Women’s Day this year. Technically, it’s a lot of big hands – big hands that have changed over the years.

Google celebrates its annual vacation with an animated Doodle which highlights the “firsts” of women in history. The Doodle reflects on the hands that today opened the doors for women, including the first women to cast their votes and other activists. Pioneering female scientists, researchers, athletes, and musicians from around the world also play an important part in today’s spotlight.

Google Doodle celebrates women's firsts on International Women's Day 2021

Frustrated by oppression and injustice, women became more active in fighting for reform at the beginning of the 20th century. In 1908, a group of women marched through the streets of New York City to demand equal wages, shorter working hours, and voting rights.

Google on Sunday celebrated the annual International Women’s Day with a special video Doodle that highlighted a series of firsts by women in world history.

The video Doodle highlighted female pioneers who challenged the status quo and paved the way in education, civil rights, science, art, and so much more.

The Doodle pays homage to women by depicting the hands that have opened the doors for generations of women, a note on’s doodle section read.

The first Women’s Day was celebrated in the United States in conjunction with the Socialist Party of America declaration next year. Every 8 March, the holiday is celebrated in dozens of countries all over the world.

Silicon Valley has struggled with equality and diversity between men and women. According to Kapor Center, women account for just 30 percent of the workforce in Silicon Valley and girls are still faced with many barriers to STEM education.

Google Doodle celebrates women’s firsts on International Women’s Day 2021

Rajat Singh
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