The history of the International Women’s Day celebration can be dated back to America where it was first held, on the 28th February 1909. It was organised by the Socialist Party of America.
In 1911, the likes of Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, and Austria celebrated their own first International Women’s Day which on the 19th of March 19. in 1977, the United Nations recognised the day and declared the 8th of March as International Women’s Day across the world.
Every 8 of March the world celebrate the place of women in society. On this particular day, women all over the world are not celebrated but they are also acknowledged in their various failed and how effective they have been.
Women are said to be the gate of continuity as it is through then that offsprings come from. 8 of March is very significant because of this celebration. The question now becomes how well should we celebrate this special day?
which country should celebrate it? and among woman who and who should be celebrated? To answer all these questions, we should know that every woman deserves respect from everyone in society, be it your mom, sister, wife or girlfriend.
The 2021 international women’s day celebration was tagged ‘Choose To Challenge’. Today’s world is a challenging one and this alert will call on every woman in the world to stand out and face their fears to make a difference in the world.
International Women’s Day 2021: Colour
International Woman’s Day has a colour for which it is synonymous with which are: Purple, green, and white. The colours signify different things, Purple signifies justice and dignity, Green symbolizes hope and White represents purity.
The International Women’s Day logo of is IWD is a looping, arrowed circle with the Venus (female) gender symbol. It is used by organisations that like to align themselves with the movement.
International Women’s Day 2021: Significance
It is a day to spread awareness among the people regarding women’s rights and gender equality. This day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Also, to encourage the women out there that no hurdles can stop them from accomplishing their dream.