In order to mark this day, Badminton Europe created a video for this special day.
Tomorrow, we encourage you to take a moment to think about what International Women’s Day means to you and to our community, and to celebrate the achievements, big or small, of the women in your life. But still, there is no room for us to be complacent.
Dr Lola Dare, a gender parity advocate and Global President of I Will, an NGO, has called for celebration of women who fought for emancipation of Nigerian women.
International Women’s Day has been observed since the early 1900s; the earliest documented observance of a “Women’s Day” came in 1909 in NY.
One year later in 1910 The Socialist International meeting in Copenhagen took place; as this event Women’s Day was established and would honour the movement for women’s rights while building support for achieving universal suffrage for women.
Analysis published by the TUC on International Women’s Day today (Thursday) finds that the average woman has to wait more than two months of the calendar year before she starts to get paid, compared to the average man. But do you know men too have a day dedicate to celebrate manhood? As women are the major part of the society and plays a great role in the economic, political, and social activities, global women’s day is commemorated to remember and appreciate women’s all over achievements.
We envision a world where women and girls everywhere will have the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams. More positively, the United States has fully closed its gender gap in Educational Attainment for a number of years, highlighting the substantial potential of the country’s next-generation female workforce. “But this campaign will see us work together with local communities, colleagues and organisations to raise awareness of the issues and ensure women have the very best access to education, opportunities and welfare”.
In India, a country of billion plus, the rise of women in all sectors is gradually increasing.
Others may argue that our women legislators and those heading various departments within the country’s social services and other high offices in the country are not cognizant of the struggles many women and girls are now going through.