International Women’s Day is celebrated worldwide on 8 March every year. On Women’s Day, along with talking about the rights of women, their happiness, respect and safety, many programs are organized on Women’s Day. You will know some special things related to International Women’s Day 2020.
When did Women’s Day start
The International Women’s Day was organized by the Socialist Party of America on February 28, 1909. The Soviet Union was declared a national holiday on 8 March after women were granted the franchise in 1917. Women’s Day was officially recognized in 1975 when the United Nations began celebrating it annually with a theme. The first theme of International Women’s Day was ‘Celebrating the Past, Planning for the Future’. The purpose of declaring International Women’s Day is to promote women’s rights and world peace. International Women’s Day was first celebrated in 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland.
Women’s Day in India
For the last few years, a number of events have been organized in India on the occasion of Women’s Day and the achievements of women in different fields are honored. On this day, men give flowers or gifts to their close women such as friends, mother, wife, girlfriends, daughters and colleagues. Many countries also have a holiday on this day. While some countries such as Cameroon, Croatia, Romania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Bulgaria and Chile do not have any holiday, but it is still celebrated with great pomp.
A woman has struggled against the stereotypes of society, struggles with the mantle block within herself, struggles with circumstances, struggles with the traditions of the family, has told that she has immense courage. That’s why today it is more flourishing and this sequence continues.