Today Is International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, originally called International Working Women’s Day, is held on the 8th March every year and is a global celebration of women’s achievements throughout history and across different nations. The day has been observed since the early 1900’s and is also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace.

The focus of the celebrations in different regions of the world, ranges from celebrations of respect, appreciation and love towards women, to recognition for women’s economic, political and social achievements. The 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day took place in 2011 with events in over 100 countries.

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