International Women’s Day 2021 is being celebrated on 8th of March with theme #ChooseToChallenge. It indicates that a “challenged world is an alert world, and from challenge comes change”.

Date: International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year.


  • IWD has occurred for well over a century, with the first​ ​IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland.
  • Prior to this the​ Socialist Party of America, United Kingdom’s Suffragists and Suffragettes, and further groups campaigned for women’s equality.

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IWD is not country, group or organization specific.​ IWD belongs to all groups collectively everywhere.


It is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity

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