There's lots going on as ever in Manchester to mark this annual auspicious occasion and the 4 McrWomen blog offers a good summary.
There are plenty of activities marking Wonder Women: Radical Manchester; there are also a few places left on the Red Flag Walks' "Votes for Women" history walk this Sunday.
Bernadette Hyland has posted an excellent article on International Women's Day and inspiring women on her blog LipstickSocialist. The Working Class Movement Library has an International Women's Day event on Saturday 9 March at 2 pm with novelist Livi Michael and community activist Ruth Eversley.
Meanwhile, on my radio blog today I'm looking back in time to a group of women who were BBC World Service newsreaders and presenters in the 1970s - something considered almost controversial at the time. At least things have moved on from that, and the new BBC World Service programme What if... Women Ruled the World? will be worth a listen..