Do you know how much history is behind celebrating International Women’s Day?

International Women’s Day 2023: This world is empty without women. But even today, women are looked down upon by the society. They can easily dismiss what they do. But women are not inferior in anything, nowadays women are stepping up in every work. They are growing taller than women.

  International Women's Day 2023: Date, Significance, History

First Published Feb 27, 2023, 12:31 PM IST

International Women’s Day 2023: There are many people who say that women are weak. But no one is as strong as women. They are not that powerful either. There is nothing they cannot achieve. They only encourage but show them to rise to higher heights in life. As housewives, teachers, economists, engineers, women are advancing in all fields and making this world great. They are showing their power. Breaking the shackles of patriarchy, overcoming social barriers and emerging as a powerful force.

When is Women’s Day?

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. But this day was originally called International Women’s Day. However, International Women’s Day has been celebrated since the 1900s.


In 1908 there was a lot of discussion on the oppression and inequality of women. 15,000 women held a massive rally in New York demanding shorter working hours, the right to vote and better wages. Thus, in 1909, the first Women’s Day was celebrated across the United States. In 1910, the International Conference of Working Women was held in Copenhagen. It was proposed by Clara Zetkin, leader of the Women’s Office of the Social Democratic Party of Germany. On March 19, 1911, Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland celebrated International Women’s Day for the first time. Between 1913 and 1914, women in Russia celebrated the first Women’s Day on February 23. After that, International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8. In 1975, the United Nations organized the International Women’s Day for the first time.

International Women’s Day is not exclusive to any country, group or organization. Today belongs to every woman. Women’s achievements should be recognized, celebrated and respected. Women are not inferior in anything.

Last Updated Feb 27, 2023, 12:31 PM IST

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