Women's Day 2024: Why is International Women's Day celebrated only on March 8? Know the reason behind this


Posted on 6th Mar 2024 11:35 am by rohit kumar

We all know that Women's Day is celebrated to make women aware of their rights. For which various types of programs are organized. Women who contribute in fields ranging from politics to science, art, culture, and many other fields are honored, but are you aware why March 8 was chosen for the Women's Day celebration? If not, then today we will learn about this.

 

Why is International Women's Day celebrated only on March 8?

There is a special reason for selecting March 8 to celebrate Women's Day. Women working in America launched a movement on March 8 for their rights. The Socialist Party of America chose this day in 1908 to honor workers in New York. Whereas Russian women celebrated Women's Day and protested against the First World War. The women of Rukh went on strike in 1917 for bread and peace. Women in Europe took out rallies on March 8 to support peace activists.

 

For this reason, a celebration of International Women's Day started on March 8. Later in 1975, the United Nations recognized International Women's Day.

 

The theme of Women's Day 2024

Every year International Women's Day is celebrated with a theme. In the year 2024, this day will be celebrated with the theme Inspire Inclusion (a world where everyone gets equal rights and respect).

 

Importance of International Women's Day

The purpose of celebrating this day is to give equal respect to women as men and to make them aware of their rights. This day has great importance in boosting the morale of women and removing the inequality prevalent in society.

 

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