International Women's Day

holiday to recognize women globally

International Women's Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women’s Day, is marked on March 8 every year. It is a major day of global celebration of women. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women's economic, political and social achievements.

USSR postage stamp, 50th anniversary of International Women's Day, March, 8; 1960

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  • So that our daughters will know their bodies are their own. So our sons embody gentle strength. So they can dismiss both labels #WhyIMarch
    • Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) January 21, 2017 [1]




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