International Women’s Day 2022: Why is International Women’s Day celebrated?

Women’s Day is celebrated every year around the world on 8 March. It is clear from the name of Women’s Day that this day is dedicated to women. On the pretext of Women’s Day, we remember such women of the country and the world who have left their indelible mark on the global stage. The purpose of celebrating this special day is to remember the achievements of those women, their passion, their historical journeys and their lives.

What is the theme of this time?

 Every year Women’s Day is based on some or the other theme. According to the United Nations, this time the theme of International Women’s Day 2022 (IWD 2022) is ‘Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow’ i.e. gender equality is essential for a strong future.

History of International Women’s Day: 

The history of International Women’s Day goes back more than a century. Women’s Day was celebrated for the first time in the year 1911. People have different views regarding this day. Some people consider feminism to be the reason for celebrating this day. However, its roots are associated with the labor movement. Keeping in mind the political and human rights selected by the United Nations, this day is celebrated for the political and social upliftment of women.

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