Write a paragraph about ‘International Women’s Day’. Your paragraph should include the answers to the following questions.
a) When is the International women’s day observed?
b) What is the significance of the day?
c) What is the history behind this day?
d) How is the day celebrated?
International Women’s Day
International women’s day is a global day. It is celebrated all over the world on 08th march.The day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. International women’s day has been observed since the early 1900s. The day is a collective day
of global celebration and a call for gender parity. No one, government, NGO, charity, corporation, academic institution, women’s network or media hub is solely responsible for international women’s day. Collective efforts of all who care about human rights responsible for this day. Women struggled for equality since the ancient period. Women’s oppression and
inequality spurred women to become more vocal and active in campaigning for change. In 1908, about 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding short hours at work, better
pay and voting rights. Following many events the day was first celebrated by the United Nations in 1975. The day may ensure bright future, equality, safety and reward for girls.