International Women’s Day 2023: Date, history, importance and why we celebrate Women’s Day on March 8?

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The first International Women's Day was celebrated in 1911 and has since grown into a worldwide event with millions of people coming together to honor women's achievements and advocate for gender equality. The day is marked by various events, including marches, rallies, conferences, and panel discussions, that focus on issues such as gender-based violence, women's health, education, and economic empowerment.

The theme for International Women's Day changes each year, with the goal of highlighting different aspects of women's rights and gender equality. Some recent themes have included "Choose to Challenge," "Each for Equal," and "Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World."

International Women's Day serves as an important reminder of the ongoing struggle for gender equality and the need to continue pushing for progress and change.

Some famous quotes by inspiring women on the occasion of International Women's Day:

  • "Feminism isn't about making women strong. Women are already strong. It's about changing the way the world perceives that strength." - G.D. Anderson
  • "I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship." - Louisa May Alcott
  • "Women are the real architects of society." - Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • "I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own." - Audre Lorde
  • "A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water." - Eleanor Roosevelt
  • "The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any." - Alice Walker
  • "Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world." - Hillary Clinton
  • "We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced." - Malala Yousafzai
  • "We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead." - Beyoncé
  • "I'm tough, I'm ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay." - Madonna.