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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day also called International Working Women’s Day is celebrated each year on the 8th of March. It honors one of the first organized actions by working women in the world in 1857, when hundreds of women workers in garment and textile factories in New York City staged a strike against low wages, long working hours, and inhumane working conditions. In 1975, during International Women’s Year, the United Nations began celebrating 8 March as International Women’s Day. Two years…

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