The international women’s day, a day to celebrate the various positive achievements of women around the world. The international women’s day holds on March 8 since year 1913. The international women’s day is an official holiday in 15 different countries including few African countries.

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The theme for the international women’s day 2018 is #pressforprogress. The international women’s day website says “There is a strong call to #pressforprogress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive.”

International women’s day theme 2018: #pressforprogress.

The aim of the international women’s day is to foster gender parity. The World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report says that gender parity is 217 years away.

This calls for the need to #pressforprogress.

The international women’s day is marked by seminars, conferences, talkshows and various campaigns around the world channeled at bringing women under a platform to fight for gender parity.

Don’t forget, take action to #pressforprogress towards gender parity.