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International Women's Day: Know history, and theme of this special day.

Punjab Tribune Bureau | March 08, 2022 01:20 PM

First time international women day is celebrated in 1909. The day is celebrated for the cultural, political, socioeconomic achievements of women. The main rendition of a "women's Day" was coordinated by the Socialist Party of America in New York City February 28, 1909, which later enlivened German representatives at the 1910 International Socialist Women's Conference to propose "a special Women's Day" be coordinated annually. Furthermore, the International Women's Day was first celebrated on 19 March 1911 that later got changed to March 8. Later in December 1977, the General Assembly taken on a goal that declared a United Nations Day for Women's Rights and International Peace to be seen on any day of the year by Member States, as per their verifiable and public practices. At long last, following its adoption by the United Nations in 1977, International Women's Day turned into a standard worldwide occasion where part states were welcome to broadcast March 8 as an authority UN occasion for ladies' privileges and world harmony

The theme of the international women day 2022 is “ Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow” The United Nations anticipates featuring the commitment of ladies all over the world who are volunteering in advancing their networks or dealing with environmental change transformation, alleviation and in everyday working in building a more practical future for everybody. The day marks a call to a gender equal world – free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination and one that is diverse, equitable, inclusive while differences are valued and celebrated.

Individuals and different associations set up different occasions for ladies across the world, for them to come and investigate the world. Occasions like funfairs, plays, stand up gigs and so on are set up.

 

 

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