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International Women’s Day 2022: Know about this year along with the history of Women’s Day

Lifestyle Desk, New Delhi

2022: International Women’s Day: Although women’s contributions should be recognised on a daily basis, the 8th of March has been designated as a special day to honour their contributions and respect. Which the entire world rejoices in. But after all, what was the reason for the beginning of this day and who had initiated it, you will know about it in this article today.

International Women’s Day has a long and illustrious history.

The idea of ​​celebrating International Women’s Day originated from a labour movement. In the year 1908, 15,000 women marched through New York City, demanding shorter working hours, pay commensurate with work, and the right to vote. The Socialist Party of America declared this day the first National Women’s Day exactly a year after the incident. In 1911, Austria, Denmark, Germany, and Switzerland commemorated the first International Women’s Day. The United Nations began celebrating Women’s Day with a special theme in 1975, and it was officially recognised in 1976. ‘Celebrating the Past, Planning for the Future’ was the first theme of International Women’s Day.

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2022 International Women’s Day Theme

‘Gender Equality for a Sustainable Tomorrow,’ i.e. Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow,’ is the theme for International Women’s Day 2022.

Objective of International Women’s Day

The goal of celebrating Women’s Day is to ensure that women have access to all of the same rights as other citizens. The most important reason for them is discrimination.

This is how the holiday is observed.

This day is a national holiday in many countries, including Russia, Belarus, Uganda, Afghanistan-Cuba, Vietnam, Ukraine, and Cambodia. In most Chinese offices, women are given a half-day off. March is designated as ‘Women’s History Month’ in the United States.

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