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Why is March 8 International Women’s Day celebrated?

Do you know why March 8 International Women’s Day is actually celebrated? It is the story of hundreds of women protesting these inhumane working conditions on March 8, 1857, by rebelling against low wages and long working hours in harsh conditions. As a result of their strikes and protests, the police attacked the workers and locked them in the factory.

129 women who could not escape from the fire in the factory lost their lives, but this war did not end and years later, at the 2nd Socialist International meeting held in Denmark in 1912, the delegates of the German social democratic party Clara Zetkin and her friends, in order to commemorate the struggle for women’s rights and women’s unity started in 1857. He suggested that March be celebrated as Women’s Day.

When was March 8 International Women’s Day celebrated around the world?

This proposal was held in Moscow in 1921 III. March 8 was accepted as ‘International Working Women’s Day’ at the International Communist Women’s Conference affiliated to the Communist International Congress. In the 1930s, it became ‘International Women’s Day’ again.

When Is It Celebrated In Turkey?

8 March Women’s Day; It was celebrated for the first time in Turkey in 1921 with the initiative of two communist sisters, Rahime Selimova and Cemile Nuşirvanova.

March 8, International Women’s Day; It symbolizes the beginning of the war women fought for equal rights with men. Today, International Women’s Day is a public holiday in some countries, and in some countries it is largely ignored, despite being in the 21st century. In some countries it is a day of protest, in others it is a day celebrating womanhood.

“…A man who does not mind to spit his first meal from his mother’s breast and spit into the bowl he eats,
bury so many women that even the earth is now female.
That’s why she is known as Mother Earth.
This is where the glory of fairies comes from.
They even made the earth a woman by being buried alive.”

Very devoted, always veteran. May all our women who bloom from where they bleed and make this day worth celebrating, happy and enlightened, not just one day.

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