International Women’s Day 2023 Theme History Significance Every year International Women’s Day is observed all over the world on 8 March to honor women’s contributions to society, culture, politics, and the economy. It is a public holiday in several countries and observed locally or socially in others to promote the achievements of women.
International Women’s Day is celebrated to create awareness in support of taking action against gender inequality around the world. Here in this post, we are going to provide you with complete details about International Women’s Day such as its theme, history, and significance.
International Women’s Day 2023 Theme
Every year International Women’s Day is celebrated with different themes. This year, the theme of International Women’s Day 2023 is “Embrace Equity”. As per the International Women’s Day website “Equity isn’t just a nice-to-have, it’s a must-have. A focus on gender equity needs to be part of every society’s DNA. And it’s critical to understand the difference between Equity and Equality. The aim of the IWD 2023 #Embrace Equity campaign theme is to get the world talking about ‘Why equal opportunities aren’t enough’.”
History of International Women’s Day
The first National Woman’s Day was observed on 28 February 1909 in the United States. The Socialist Party of America was dedicated in honor of the garment workers’ strike in New York. It was in 1945 that the Charter of the UN became the first international agreement to affirm the principle of equality between women and men but it was only on March 8 during International Women’s Year in 1975 that the UN celebrated its first official International Women’s Day.
International Women’s Day 2023: Significance
People celebrate International Women’s Day 2023 by making the women in their lives feel special with heartwarming gestures. As we all know the world couldn’t run without women. This day is the day to appreciate the efforts of women. Large & small organizations come together to show women just how valuable they are in today’s society.