07 July 2016
Women's Day 8.3.2007
8th March is observed as International Women’s Day the world over. It is a major day of global celebration for the economic, political and social achievements of women. It is the story of ordinary women as makers of history. It is rooted in the centuries-old struggle of women to participate in society on an equal footing with men. This is a day to remember the historic and revolutionary role of women’s movements including the role or women’s movement in the freedom struggle of our country. The International Women’s Day signifies the fact that securing global peace and social progress and the full enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedom require the active participation, equality and development of women and to also acknowledge the contribution of women to the strengthening of international peace and security.