Women have always been an integral part of every society. India even holds the heritage of worshiping women's power in the forms of various deities like Goddess Durga, Goddess Kali, Goddess Saraswati and many more.
Along with worshiping these Goddesses on their respective dates , the people of India also celebrate International Women's Day with the rest of the world.
The concept of women's day began as a labour movement in the year 1908 when about 15000 women workers marched through the New York city demanding shorter working hours, better payments and right to vote.
It was a nationalist party of America which declared the 1st National Women's Day in 1901. This idea was suggested and initiated by a lady named Clara Zetkin in a conference, where she was unanimously supported by 100 women from across 17 countries.
Things started officially when United Nations started celebrating this day in the year 1911. In the year 1996 , United Nations came up with the first theme of Women's Day titled "Celebrating the past, Planning for the future".
In 1977, United Nations officially recognised this day to create awareness about women's issues.
This year , United Nations' theme is "Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world". This year's International Women's Day is a rallying cry for Generation Equality, to act for an equal future for all.
This year , United Nations' theme is "Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a covid-19 world".The Generation equality forum , the most convening for gender equality investment and actions will kick off in Mexico city from 29-31st March and culminate in Paris in June,2021.
It will draw leaders , visionaries and activists from around the world, safely on a virtual platform, to push for transformation and lasting changes in the society.
Every year United Nations come up with different themes which work for upliftment of women. They even have a separate cell which works for the welfare of women and children.
Other than the United Nations Organization, many other government and private organisation have sincerely come forward to work for the preservation of women's rights. It is even good to see the society changing their views towards special or physically challenged females .
They get equal preferences at work places on the basis of their own merits and have been successful proving their capabilities .
In this phase , our society is going through a phase of new sunrise when women have come out in supports of other women to bring an upliftment in the society, with in turn will make the world a better place to live in.