Why Should the World Celebrate International Women’s Day? Here are 7 reasons!
International Women’s Day (IWD) or International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. This moment is an opportunity for us to celebrate and pay tribute to the struggles and achievements of women in the fields of culture, politics, economy and society.
You need to know, here are 7 reasons why International Women’s Day is important to celebrate and commemorate.
1. Exploring New Themes Every Year
Embracing justice and equity for a more inclusive world/photo: Unsplash/Duncan Shaffer
There are many topics related to women’s rights and gender equality, so it’s only natural that every year, IWD highlights a particular theme. According to the official International Women’s Day (IWD) website, the theme for IWD in 2023 is #EmbraceEquity or ‘Embrace Equality’. Carrying out campaigns for a more inclusive world, by opposing gender stereotypes, discrimination, and violence against women.
2. The Right Moment to Celebrate Various Women’s Achievements
Women need to be recognized, playing an important role in the movement and development of various rights, ranging from suffrage, civil, labor, children’s rights, and others. Women have also made great achievements in many other fields, ranging from medicine, science, literature, and politics.
International Women’s Day is a great and appropriate opportunity to appreciate and celebrate all of these successes, so that the spirit and spirit of women’s struggle is increasingly spread throughout the world.
3. Highlighting ‘PR’ that still needs to be completed
Women’s March in San Francisco, USA in 2021/photo: Unsplash/Graham Klingler
Even though International Women’s Day is celebrated to celebrate the achievements of women in various sectors, it is important to admit that there are still many things alias ‘PR’ that still needs to be done. According to the United Nations, women account for 70 percent of the 1.3 billion people living in poverty in the world, and of those affected by climate-related disasters, 80 percent are women and children.