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Womens Day 2017

Womens Day 2017

What is International Womens Day 2017?

International Womens Day 2017 is a worldwide event that celebrates women’s achievements. From the political to the social, while calling for gender equality. This is year This day is comes on 8th march 2017. This day celebration is focuses on “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”.

Womens Day 2017

The world of work is changing, with significant implications for women. On one hand, technological advances and globalization bring unprecedented opportunities for those who can access them. On the other hand, there is growing informality of labor, income inequality and humanitarian crises. It has been observed since the early 1900 s and is now recognized each year on March 8. Is is not affiliated with any one group, but brings together governments, women’s organisations, corporations and charities.

Why do we celebrate it?

The original aim to achieve full gender equality for women the world has still not been realized. A gender pay gap persists across the globe and women are still not present in equal numbers in business or politics. Figures show that globally, women’s education, health and violence towards women is still worse than that of men.

The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights,” says world-renowned feminist, journalist and social and political activist Gloria Steinem. Thus International Women’s Day is all about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action – whatever that looks like globally at a local level.

The day is observed at the United Nations with a specific theme each year. For the International Women’s Day 2014, the theme is Inspiring for Change. It aims to influence and strengthen the international community’s commitment to put an end to violence against women. It intends to introduce a positive change to balance the status of women and men in an unequal world.

Past UN Themes on International Womens Day 2017

1996: Celebrating the Past, Planning for the Future
1997: Women and the Peace Table
1998: Women and Human Rights
1999: World Free of Violence Against Women
2000: Women Uniting for Peace
2001: Women and Peace: Women Managing Conflicts
2002: Afghan Women Today: Realities and Opportunities
2003: Gender Equality and the Millennium Development Goals
2004: Women and HIV/AIDS
2005: Gender Equality Beyond 2005 Building a More Secure Future
2006: Women in Decision-making
2007: Ending Impunity for Violence Against Women and Girls
2008: Investing in Women and Girls
2009: Women and Men United to End Violence Against Women and Girls
2010: Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities: Progress for All
2011: Equal Access to Education, Training, and Science and Technology: Pathway to Decent Work for Women
2012: Empower Rural Women, End Poverty and Hunger
2013: A Promise is a Promise: Time for Action to End Violence Against Women
2014: Equality for Women is Progress for All
2015: Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it!
2016: Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality
2017: Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030

International Women’s Day 2017 Celebration in India

International Women’s Day is celebrated all over the India by the Indian people with great zeal and passion on 8th of March to increase the awareness about women’s rights. This event celebration plays a great role in distributing the real message about the women’s right and their place in the society. It promotes the living condition of the women by solving their social issues.

International Women’s Day 2017 Quotes

  1. “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!”
  2. “Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.”
  3. “By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacation-less class.”
  4. “Feminism is an entire world view or gestalt, not just a laundry list of women’s issues.”
  5. “The sadness of the women’s movement is that they don’t allow the necessity of love. See, I don’t personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.”
  6. “Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of a man at twice its natural size.”
  7.  “A woman’s guess is much more accurate than a man’s certainty.”
  8. “Whatever glory belongs to the race for a development unprecedented in history for the given length of time, a full share belongs to the womanhood of the race.”
  9. “The sadness of the women’s movement is that they don’t allow the necessity of love. See, I don’t personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.”
  10. “One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.”

International Women’s Day 2017 SMS

If Life is Rainbow,
You are different colors of it
If Life is Dark,
You are the hope of Light
Happy women’s Day

Beauty of Woman is in the caring that shows
The beauty of Woman with passing year only Grows.
Happy Women’s Day

Wishing you a day filled with goodness and warmth,
Wishing you happiness… today and forever,
Happy Women’s Day

My world is beautiful because of you and I wish to spend the rest of my life loving you.
I love you forever!
Happy Women’s Day

Every Home,
Every Heart,
Every Feeling,
Every Moment Of happiness is incomplete without you,
Only you can complete this world .
Happy Women’s Day

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