The first International Women's Day was held in 1911. Since that day, thousands of events occur to promote the economic, political and social achievements of women. Over the years, March 8th marks the celebration of the International Women’s Day, an annual event to promote the achievements of women worldwide and to support the advancement of women and their struggle for equality.
This Day aims to highlight the importance of creating conditions for the elimination of discrimination against women as well as recognition for their full and equal participation in social development. Besides, the International Women’s Day is also an opportunity to call for change and to celebrate the acts of courage and determination shown by the ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and societies.