International Women’s Day, initially called International Working Women’s Day, is celebrated every year on March 8.
In 1908 in New York 15,000 women marched through the city demanding shorter work hours, better pay, voting rights and an end to child labour. The owner of the factory where these women were working, trying to avoid publicity of their action, closed them in the factory. Unfortunately, fire broke up and 129 women died. To commemorate this day, in 1910 Socialist International in Copenhagen established International Woman’s Day. Celebrate Women’s Day by making her feel how special she is. Send her your warmest greetings and make her Women’s Day bright.