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International Women’s Day History & Why Should We Celebrate
Posted 08 Mar 2017 11:19 AM

International Women’s Day 2017 Theme: International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on March 8. Every year they have a theme which will mark the demands of all the Women in different parts of the world. This year’s theme is celebrated with a hashtag ” #BeBoldForChange” theme. This day is celebrated to remember the Women’s achievements in all field.

#BeBoldForChange International Women’s Day 2017 Theme:
The earliest Women’s Day observance was held on February 28, 1909, in New York and organized by the Socialist Party of America. A Women’s Day demonstration on March 8, 1917 in Petrograd sparked the Russian Revolution. Declared a national holiday in the Soviet Russia in 1917, it was predominantly celebrated by the socialist movement and communist countries until it was adopted in 1977 by the United Nations.

In August 1910, an International Women’s Conference was organized to precede the general meeting of the Socialist Second International in Copenhagen, Denmark. Inspired in part by the American socialists, German Socialist Luise Zietz proposed the establishment of an annual International Woman’s Day and was seconded by fellow socialist and later communist leader Clara Zetkin, although no date was specified at that conference.

It is holiday in several countries which include Several countries, including Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China (for women only), Cuba, Georgia, Guinea-Bissau, Eritrea, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Madagascar (for women only), Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal (for women only), Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Zambia.

From Every Year, this year’s theme mark the change in Women’s approach to the situations. The theme for this year’s Women’ Day is #BeBoldForChange.

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