Fox17: International Women's Day: "A Day Without a Woman" & "Right2Speak" movements take action

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--In honor of International Women's Day, women around the country are being asked to unify and stay home from work.
Organizers of "A Day Without a Woman" are encouraging women to wear red, avoid in engaging in paid or unpaid labor, and to avoid spending money unless at an establishment owned by a woman or minority. 

"A Day Without a Woman" is organized by the same group which organized the Women's March that took place after President Trump's inauguration. Those unable to participate by staying home are asked to wear red to show their solidarity.

In Nashville, a "Solidarity Rally" is planned to take place at Legislative Plaza from 2:30 p.m. through 5 p.m. CST.

However, a counter-movement called "Right2Speak" is instead calling on women to show up to work because "It's what hard-working, free-thinking, liberty-loving, difference-making women do every day."

Organizers of "Right2Speak" say they are serving as a counterbalance to the "far-left," seek to infuse civility to counteract "extreme liberal female voices," and are calling for a return to "truly free speech."

Women taking part in the "counter-movement" are expected to hold power lunches and share social media pictures of how they are making a difference by showing up to work or by helping someone in need.

Tennessee Rep. Diane Black and Senator Sara Kyle each took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to share how they are supporting #InternationalWomensDay.