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Thursday, March 10, 2011
The News Tribe » Celebrating Womanhood with Zeal and Zest- By: Sana Naseer Shaikh
Women are the genuine designer of society; it crafts the society with her abilities. When women move to promote their abilities then the world moves and modified with them. Generally Women’s Day is not only a celebration day but also a great juncture to let all women know that we celebrate this day because we feel their significance in our life, society and everywhere. This day will be celebrated all over the world on 8th of March 2011 with full of its cheerfulness. The colors that represent the International Women’s Day are white, purple and green.
On February 28th, 1909, in harmony with a declaration by the Socialist Party of America, the first Woman’s Day was pragmatic. By knowing its importance and value this day is spread towards Europe and Russia.
The date came close to around the 8thof March when, as part of the peace movement brewing on the eve of World War 1, Russian women observed their first International Women’s Day on the last Sunday in February 1913.
In Europe, on 8thMarch of the year, women held rallies either to raise voice against the violence or protest the war or to convey shared aims with their sisters. International Woman’s Day has unspecified a new global element for women in developed and developing countries alike since in those early years.
The growing international women’s movement, which has been strengthen by four global United Nations women’s conferences, has helped make the remembrance, a rallying point for harmonized hard work to demand women’s rights and involvement in the political and economic progression. International Women’s Day is a time to reflect raise against the domestic violence, appreciate the women’s courage, to call for change and grit by ordinary women, who have played a vital role in the history. This year, events are being held in many countries to mark the 100th anniversary.
Babatunde Osotimehin, executive director of the UN Population Fund, said equal rights are highly developed when girls can avoid child marriage and have the benefit of equal right of entry to education, both men and women can preparation their families, and pregnant women no longer trepidation losing their jobs.
In India, this day is celebrated and highlighted as a momentous significance as the assistance from women. Arranging so many cultural programs, social meets and events are the things to see of women’s day.
In Pakistan, this day is also celebrated as International Women’s Day. Every working woman in ceremonial and unceremonious sectors celebrates Women’s Day every year. To highlight the significant participation with men and their enduring great effort for their legal rights, hence, its man dominated society but they know how to empower their abilities and stand with men of facing many cultural and religious boundaries and restrictions.
Like other special occasions on this day people celebrated as customary for men to exchange gifts to the women in their lives, in shape of mothers, sisters, wives, daughters, colleagues etc. In
Bulgaria and Romania this day is considered as a Mother’s Day, where children also exchange small presents to their mothers and grandmothers.