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Why older women are awesome

International Women's Day is March 8th - it aims to highlight the accomplishments, and challenges, faced by women all around the world. Dan Damon spoke to Leah Thorn, a British artist who organised a festival of poetry, performance and film, by and for women in the their 50s, 60s and older, called "Older Women Rock".

(Photo: A belly boarder catches a wave as she takes part in the senior ladies' heats of the World Belly Boarding Championships in Cornwall, England, on 8 September 2013. Credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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