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International Women’s Day : 8th of March.

 International Women's Day : 8th of March.08 March 2014 :: Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. The first International Women’s Day was held in 1911. Thousands of events occur to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. Organisations, governments, charities, educational institutions, women’s groups, corporations and the media celebrate the day.

The UN theme for International Women’s Day 2014 is “Equality for Women is Progress for All”

International Women’s Day Official UN Themes

Year       UN Theme

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

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