International Women's Day

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day to celebrate the historical, cultural, and political achievements of women. This day is also observed to support action against gender inequality around the world. We all know the world wouldn't be complete without women. This is the day to recognize their efforts! Organizations large and small come together to show how valuable women are in today's society. Also, help women in your area find scholarship resources available to women around the world to spread their wings and fly higher.

When is International Women's Day in 2023?

International Women's Day is March 8th. It celebrates women's achievements and how far they have come in the struggle for their rights in politics, culture, and society.

International Women's Day History

Political activist Susan B. Anthony fought for the rights of women. She advocated for the 14th Amendment after the Civil War in the hopes that it would include the ability to vote and grant citizenship to all naturalised and indigenous peoples. Despite its ratification in 1868, the 14th Amendment did not win her support. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony established the National Women's Suffrage Association (NWSA) in 1869 to carry on the battle for women's rights.

Women faced overwork, unequal pay, and a lack of voting rights in the early 1900s. In response, 15,000 women demonstrated for their rights across New York City in 1908.

The Socialist Party of America declared 1909 to be the inaugural National Women's Day, marking the occasion with a proclamation.

In August 1910, the International Women's Conference was organized by Clara Zetkin, German suffragist and head of the Women's Bureau. Zetkin proposed organizing a special Women's Day each year, and International Women's Day was held the following year in Austria, Denmark, Germany, and Switzerland, with more than one million people attending the rally. Feminism and the fight against gender inequality have revived as the internet has become more popular. Today, we celebrate International Women's Day every year and work continuously to create a fully equal society.


UNESCO states that International Women's Day is an occasion to celebrate progress toward gender equality and women's empowerment, but it critically reflects on these achievements and promotes progress toward global gender equality. Advocate for greater momentum. It is a day to recognize the extraordinary behavior of women and stand together to advance gender equality around the world.


This year's UN theme is 'Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow', honoring, celebrating, and leadership of the women and girls who are responsible for adapting and responding to climate change. and to acknowledge contributions. Towards a sustainable future.

How is this day celebrated around the world?

International Women's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in countries around the world, where women are often presented with flowers and gifts celebrated around the world. IWD events are held in major cities in

On March 8, 1914, prominent activist Sylvia Pankhurst was arrested during a women's suffrage demonstration in London demanding women's suffrage.

In 2001, the platform was launched to rekindle awareness of the day, celebrate women's achievements and continue to promote gender equality.