International Women’s Day 2022: Google Doodle celebrates the occasion with an animated illustration
- Doodle creator Thoka Maer said this year’s illustration was inspired by life during the pandemic
- An animated slideshow portrays and celebrates women from all walks of life
- This year’s Women’s Day theme is #BreakTheBias
Every year on March 8, International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world to celebrate the achievements and contributions of women in all walks of life. This year’s Women’s Day theme is #BreakTheBias. The theme emphasizes the importance of a world free from prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination.
On this special occasion, search engine giant Google has shared an interactive doodle. Describing the same, Google said: Today’s annual International Women’s Day doodle is an animated slideshow that transports us around the world to provide insight into the daily lives of women from different cultures.
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“From a mother working from home to a motorcycle mechanic teaching her skills to the next generation, each illustration depicted in today’s Doodle is connected by the common thread of how women present themselves for themselves. , their families and communities.”
The doodle was illustrated by Doodle’s art director, Thoka Maer. About the artwork, Maer said life during the pandemic inspired her illustration. “The past two years have been difficult for everyone, but especially women. We generally celebrate women and their incredible past and present achievements, and inspire young girls to dream big. The reality of the past two years has forced the women to change focus, adjust priorities and make sacrifices to be there for those in need,” she said.
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According to the United Nations, International Women’s Day was officially recognized in 1977. The day grew out of the activities of labor movements at the turn of the 20th century in North America and throughout Europe. In 1996, the UN announced its first annual theme as “Celebrating the past, planning for the future”.