International Women’s Day is celebrated on 8th March. Many countries celebrate it so it is celebrated all over the world. This is a day when women are recognized for their all achievements – social, economic, cultural and political. This day is also marked for gender equality. The particular institution, charity, government, NGO is not responsible for International Women’s Day. The international women’s day is a collective day of global celebration.
The first national women’s day was celebrated on February 28, 1909, in the United States of America. In New York, the socialist party of America honors this day for garment workers, where women protest against working condition. In 1910 Socialist International Established the International Women’s Day in Copenhagen, to respect the movement for women’s right. The proposal was approved by the conference for more than 100 women from 17 countries. In 1975, the United Nation began celebrating the International Women’s Day On 8th March.
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International Women’s Day facts
- The theme of this international women day is ” Balance For Better”. This theme is to encourage equality.
- The USA first lady has been given an award for the international women day for human rights, women’s equality, and social progress.
- The highest IQ scores in recorded history go to women.
- The one agenda is applicable to all countries- violence against women is never acceptable.
On this day women’s celebrate the holiday that is to spend with family and friends. Usually, the family has given the gifts to the female members. These gifts are cards, chocolates, a bouquet of flowers. In some countries, women have a night out with female friends.