The celebration is celebrated in commemoration of the movement for women’s right. The first sermon of a women’s day was held in New York on February 28/1909.
The day march 8, was suggested by the International Women's Conference which was held in 1910 to become the "International Women's Day."
After women gained the right to elect in Soviet Russia in 1917, March 8 became a national holiday in Russia.
The Women's Day was then celebrated predominantly by the communist and socialist movement countries until it was adopted by the United Nations in 1975.
' Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women's lives ' is the theme for the international women's day 2018.