International Women Day 2020 observed on March 8th

International Womens Day is observed every year on March 8 to celebrate the womens movement and struggle for equality.
Sheena

Updated: Mar 09, 2020 03:16:41 pm

08 March 2020 Current Affairs:

International Women’s Day is observed every year on March 8 to celebrate the women’s movement and struggle for equality.

Theme:
I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights

Aim:
To bring together people of every gender, age, ethnicity, race, religion, and country in a bid to drive actions that will lead to a gender-equal world we all deserve.

Women:
Women still refused to primary education and healthcare. They receive less pay for equal work. Men and boys, on the other hand, are victims of oppressive masculinity and are made to feel entitled to decide for the women in their life.

Significance:
The women’s day will be celebrated in the wake of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which is termed by the UN Women as the most visionary agenda for women’s rights and empowerment everywhere. The body also came out with a report to review the effect of the Beijing Declaration. The main aim is to bring stronger movement and a more inclusive march towards equality.

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