All around the world, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. 'Make It Happen' is the 2015 theme for the internationalwomensday.com global hub, encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women.
Each year International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. The first International Women's Day was held in 1911. Thousands of events occur to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. Organisations, governments, charities, educational institutions, women's groups, corporations and the media celebrate the day.
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