Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

How the Google Doodle Is Celebrating International Women's Day 2018

Kaveri Gopalakrishnan Kaveri Gopalakrishnan
Frank Williams | 09 March, 2018, 14:01

Google Doodle featuring 12 artists from around the world.

The global interactive Doodle dedicates for March 8 has featured 12 female artists from various backgrounds, ranging from illustration artists to street artists, sharing their personal stories in a series of visual narratives.

In a bid to identify relatable role models, Google India this week launched the #HerStoryOurStory campaign that aims to celebrate women's voices and uncover their inspiring stories of trials, hope and success in everyday life. "Life's" Tamy Lyn Murrell?

Google has a tradition of celebrating special days and featuring famous personalities on such days or giving tribute to our national heroes on their birthday's etc.

An image created by Francesca Sanna as featured on the 2018 International Women's Day Google Doodle.

The dozen eye-catching, thought-provoking stories can be enjoyed by clicking the play button at the centre of the Doodle at the top of the Google homepage. You get to select the short story you want to see through pictures and you can replay them at your wish!

Hideaway by Kaveri Gopalakrishnan. Image from Instagram/@kaverigeewhiz
Hideaway by Kaveri Gopalakrishnan is another artwork based on the same memory as the Google Doodle. Image from Instagram/@kaverigeewhiz

After a user views a story, a small check mark appears next to it to make it easy to keep track of which stories they've read and which they haven't.

The Doodle team has also encouraged people to write and share more of their incredible stories, moments by posting it with a hashtag '#HerStoryOurStory'.

Google is celebrating International Women's Day 2018 with a doodle comprising of works by female artists.

Karabo Poppy's and GIFs from the 11 other women artists will be on rotation for the duration of the day on Google's Search page.

IWD is celebrated on March 8 each year to highlight the achievements of women, actions taken to share the ongoing fight against gender inequality. Yellow now represents a "new dawn" or the second wave of feminism, according to the International Women's Day website.

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