Facts About International Women’s Day (March 8)
From all of us at Brainnews, we wish every woman around the world a happy WOMEN’S DAY celebration. We love you!
Below are some facts about the Women’s day:
International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on 8th March every year. It is a focal point in the movement for women’s rights.
After the Socialist Party of America organized a Women’s Day on February 28, 1909, in New York, the 1910 International Socialist Woman’s Conference suggested a Women’s Day be held annually. After women gained suffrage in Soviet Russia in 1917, March 8 became a national holiday there. The day was then predominantly celebrated by the socialist movement and communist countries until it was adopted in 1975 by the United Nations.
Today, International Women’s Day is a public holiday in some countries and largely ignored elsewhere. In some places, it is a day of protest; in others, it is a day that celebrates womanhood.
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