08 Mar International Women’s Day 2021
Why is it celebrated:
- It is celebrated on the 8th of March every
- Women are identified for their achievements andcontribution
irrespective of their nationality, ethnicity, linguistic, cultural, economic, and political background.
- It addresses the past suppression of women and empowerment in terms of opportunities and potential.
The theme of this year:
- As per the United Nations, the theme this year is, “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”.
- The campaign theme is#ChooseToChallenge.
- Clara Zetkin, a woman rights activist from Germany, suggested celebrating this event every year at an International Conference in
– Ajit Satpathy