March 8 is the international working women's day, also known as March 8 women's day, March 8, women's day, March 8 international women's day. It is a day for women around the world to strive for peace, equality and development.
On March 8, 1909, women workers in Chicago, Illinois, USA held a large-scale strike and demonstration for equal rights and freedom and finally won the victory.
Women's day was first observed in 1911 in many countries. Since then, the commemoration of "38" women's day activities gradually expanded to the world. March 8, 1911 was the first international women's day.
On March 8, 1924, women from all walks of life in China under the leadership of he xiangning held the first domestic women's day rally in guangzhou to commemorate "March 8" and put forward the slogan "abolish polygamy and prohibit concubinage".
In December 1949, the state council of the central people's government set March 8 every year as women's day. In 1977, the United Nations general assembly officially designated March 8 as the United Nations day for women's rights and international day of peace.