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International Women’s Day

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Today is International Women’s Day! International Women’s Day was first acknowledged in the early 1900s and its roots lie in the women’s socialist movements. The day became linked with the ongoing struggle of women to tackle discrimination and to gain voting rights. Today, it is an official holiday in countries around the world from Afghanistan to Armenia, from Mongolia to Montenegro.

Int. women's day

On the 8th March, there will be thousands of events around the world which celebrate women’s achievements. You can find information about events near you by clicking here.