International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated around the world on March 8. It began at the turn of the 20th century as a campaign for better working conditions by women in New York. Millions of women celebrate their rights and freedoms on this day! All around the world women are becoming more powerful in business, politics and other areas. There are over a dozen nations today with women leaders. However, IWD is still necessary to highlight the inequalities that many women still face. 
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