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Happy Womens' Day | Vidya Sury, Collecting Smiles
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S Day is marked on March 8, every year. It is a major day of global celebration for the professional, cognitive, economic, political and social achievements of women. The day is meant to portray the power of women in the modern era and how vital their role is in the society. How did it begin? IN THE year 1910, Clara Zetkin, a German women’s rights advocate, proposed that “every year, in every country, there should be a celebration on the same day – a Women’s Day – to press for their demands”. Ever since, International Women’s Day is being observed in various countries across the world. The United nations has come out with the 2009’s theme for International Women’s Day to be celebrated on March 8. This year’s theme, recongnised and followed worldwide, is going to be ‘Women and men united to end violence against women and girls’. There is a theme every year Every year, a political and human rights theme as designated by the United Nations to create the social awareness of the struggles of women worldwide, are brought out and examined in a hopeful manner. In 2009, the theme ‘Women and men united to end violence against women and girls‘ has …