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Mar 3, 2008

International Women's Day is a day to celebrate the gains women have
made over the years and to bring our attention to the issues that still
face us. Most of all, it's a day to recognise that we, as women, have
made and continue to make a difference. International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on 8 March each year.
Activities and celebrations extend over a week, across the state.The event originated in 1908 when women garment makers in New York demonstrated to demand better working conditions. They worked in appalling conditions, earned half of men's wages, died prematurely from
poor health and didn't have the right to vote.

In 1910 an international conference of women resolved that each year a day should be set aside to press for women's demands. Since then International Women's Day (IWD) has been celebrated around the world each year on March 8. From its inception International Women's Day has stood for equality between women and men.

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