International Womens Day (08 March) History, Significance, Theme and Observation

International Women's Day Quick Facts

Event NameInternational Women's Day (अंतरराष्ट्रीय महिला दिवस)
Event Date08 / March
Event Started28 February 1909
Event LevelInternational
Observed byAmerica

International Women's Day Brief

Every year 'International Women's Day' is celebrated all over the world on 8th March. Expressing respect, Admiration, and love for women in different regions of the world, this day is celebrated as a celebration to commemorate the Economic, Political and Social achievements of women.

International Women's Day History

On the call of the Socialist Party in America, this day was first celebrated on 28 February 1909. After this, it started being celebrated on the last Sunday of February.

It was given international status at the Copenhagen Conference of the Socialist International in 1910. At that time its main goal was to get women the right to vote because at that time women did not have the right to vote in most countries.

How to celebrate International Women's Day

International Women's Day is a special event which is celebrated all over the world on March 8 by people as well as women led by business, political, community, educational institutions, inventors, TV personalities etc.

It is celebrated by organizing various types of programs like Breakfast, Dinner, Women's issue, Lunch, Competitive activity, Speech, Presentation, Discussion, Banner, Conference, Women's parade and seminar, including other women's rights promotion activities. goes.

It is celebrated all over the world to increase awareness about women for their rights, contribution, importance of education, livelihood etc.

International Women's Day Theme(s)

YearsUN Themes
2022Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow
2021Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world
2020I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women's Rights
2019Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change
2018Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women's lives
2017Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030
2016Planet 50–50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality
2015Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it!
2014Equality for Women is Progress for All
2013A Promise is a Promise: Time for Action to End Violence Against Women
2012Empower Rural Women, End Poverty, and Hunger
2011Equal Access to Education, Training, and Science and Technology: Pathway to Decent Work for Women
2010Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities: Progress for All
2009Women and Men United to End Violence Against Women and Girls
2008Investing in Women and Girls
2007Ending Impunity for Violence Against Women and Girls
2006Women in Decision-making
2005Gender Equality Beyond 2005; Building a More Secure Future
2004Women and HIV/AIDS
2003Gender Equality and the Millennium Development Goals
2002Afghan Women Today: Realities and Opportunities
2001Women and Peace: Women Managing Conflicts
2000Women Uniting for Peace
1999World Free of Violence Against Women
1998Women and Human Rights
1997Women and the Peace Table
1996Celebrating the Past, Planning for the Future

More info about International Women's Day

Role of United Nations Organization:

The United Nations has set certain policies, programs and parameters around the world to promote and protect the equal rights of women. According to the United Nations, the solution of social, economic and political problems arising in any society cannot be found without the participation of women.

Women's Day in India:

In India also 'Women's Day' is celebrated on 8th March. On this day women are honored for their special contribution to the society and celebrations are organized all over the country.

Many institutions working for women such as Awake, Seva, Asmita, Streejanam, training camps for women are organized at various places, cultural programs are organized. Women are awarded for their best performance in the fields of society, politics, music, film, literature, education.

Important Days of March Month - (National Days and International Days):

Day Event Name - Event Level
03 MarchWorld Wildlife Day - International
04 MarchNational Safety Council - National
08 MarchInternational Womens Day - International
11 MarchWorld Kidney Day - International
14 MarchPi Day - International
15 MarchWorld Consumer Rights Day - International
16 MarchNational Immunization Day - National
18 MarchOrdnance Manufacturing Day - National
21 MarchInternational Abolition Day - International
21 MarchWorld Forest Day - International
21 MarchWorld Poetry Day - International
21 MarchWorld Puppetry Day - International
22 MarchWorld Water Day - International
23 MarchWorld Meteorological Day - International
24 Marchworld Tuberculosis day - International
27 MarchWorld Theater Day - International
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