International Women’s Day: Events held around the world

Published On March 8, 2016 | By HN Staff | International, News

Jess Reyes

Tuesday March 8, marks the anniversary of Women’s Day, a celebration of gender equality and equity around the world.
Since 1975, the United Nations (UN) has supported the international rights of women’s freedom and expression.
The UN aims to lower rates of female poverty, encourage peace and improve access to equal rights of education across the globe.
Their focus is to achieve goals from their 2030 Agenda for Sustainable development.

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