Category: Women’s Day

The International Women’s Day is a worldwide event celebrated every year on 8 March. Some events held on every Women’s Day around the world. International Women’s Day 2017 is coming on Wednesday 8 March 2017.

A large number of women including community, political, business leaders, inventors, leading educators. The TV personalities, and also the entrepreneurs are invited to speak at different events on the International Women’s Day. The events on Women’s Day include conferences, seminars, breakfasts, luncheons, and also dinners. International Women’s Day 2017 also including the same activities and Celebrations of Women’s Day.

Public Holiday on International Women’s Day 2017

International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world and in many countries, the day is a public holiday. The countries in which the International Women’s Day is a public holiday are.  Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, and Russia. In these countries, many government offices, businesses, and also the educational institutes are closed on the Women’s Day.

International Women’s Day 2017 Celebrations

International Women’s Day celebrations include a lot of events and activities almost all over the world. Not only Women but also men and kids take part in many activities like bridge walk, concerts and much more. People also share Famous Quotes on Women’s Day with the women in their life. They also send the Appealing Poems and Poetry on Women’s Day to special women in their life. People also send Beautiful Cards of Women’s Day to their loved one’s women.

The day is a great time and opportunity to appreciate the women for all of their sacrifices in the life. You can also make Special and Delicious Recipes on Women’s Day to make the women in your life happy. Also, you can send them Beautiful HD Images of Women’s Day as a gift for the International Women’s Day 2017.

As the day is also a national observance in many countries around the world. In some cities, some wide-scale events are hosted. Events include music concerts, women’s day bridge walk, and also the street marches and much more. The events give massages focus on different themes, and every year Women’s Day Theme changes.

The main purpose of celebrating International Women’s Day is to admire the women around the globe. And also, appreciate the economic, social, political and also the cultural achievements of women around the globe.

Background of International Women’s Day

In recent times much progress has been made to promote and protect the rights of women. Still, nowhere around the world women can claim to have same opportunities and rights as men, in accordance to UN.

International Women’s Day held on 19 March 1911 for the first time. Women’s Day beginning event included organized meetings and rallies. The first International Women’s Day was successful in countries like Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, and Germany. Later the date for women’s day moved to 08 March in 1913. International Men’s Day also celebrated on 19 November every year around the world.

Symbols of International Women’s Day

Logo of International Women’s Day is white and purple featuring the Venus symbol. Venus is also the symbol of being female. On the Women’s Day faces of women of all nations, ages, and also of all backgrounds seen on different promotions such as postcards, posters, booklets and much more.

Some slogans and messages promoting the day also publicized on the great event of Women’s Day. Messages of these events focus on different themes. Such as innovation, career opportunities, and also the importance of education and portrayal of women in media.

Women’s Day Themes

International Women’s Day celebrated annually with a different theme. But passion and purpose of celebrating Women’s Day is same. The Women’s Day Themes from 1996 to 2017 are:

1996    “Celebrating the Past, Planning for the Future.”

1997    “Women and the Peace Table.”

1998    “Women and Human Rights.”

1999    “World Free of Violence against Women.”

2000    “Women Uniting for Peace.”

2001    “Women and Peace: Women Managing Conflicts.”

2002    “Afghan Women Today: Realities and Opportunities.”

2003    “Gender Equality and the Millennium Development Goals.”

2004    “Women and HIV/AIDS.”

2005    “Gender Equality Beyond 2005; Building a More Secure Future.”

2006    “Women in Decision-making.”

2007    “Ending Impunity for Violence against Women and Girls.”

2008    “Investing in Women and Girls.”

2009    “Women and Men United to End Violence against Women and Girls.”

2010    “Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities: Progress for All.”

2011    “Equal Access to Education, Training, and Science and Technology: Pathway to Decent Work for Women.”

2012    “Empower Rural Women, End Poverty, and Hunger.”

2013    “A Promise is a Promise: Time for Action to End Violence against Women.”

2014    “Equality for Women is Progress for All”

2015    “Make It Happen.”

2016    “Pledge For Parity.”

Theme of International Women’s Day 2017

International Women’s Day 2017 also has a unique and special theme for the celebrations of the day. Let’s celebrate the International Women’s Day 2017 also with a special theme. The Theme is:

“Be Bold for Change”

International Women’s Day 2017 to 2027

2017    Wednesday     08        March

2018    Thursday         08        March

2019    Friday              08        March

2020    Sunday            08        March

2021    Monday           08        March

2022    Tuesday           08        March

2023    Wednesday      08        March

2024    Friday              08        March

2025    Saturday          08        March

2026    Sunday            08        March

2027    Monday           08        March

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