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International Women’s Day Celebration

International Women’s Day is an annual event recognized by the United Nations. In 1908, 15,000 women protested in the streets of New York City, demanding reduced working hours, better wages, and the right to vote during elections. In the following year, International Women’s Day is celebrated in a variety of ways all over the world, and it is considered an official holiday in many countries, and it is celebrated socially or locally in other countries, and the United Nations celebrates the holiday in connection with a specific issue, campaign or topic in women’s rights, In some parts of the world, International Women’s Day still reflects its political origins, and is characterized by protests and calls for radical change. In other regions, especially in the West, it is largely social and cultural and centers around the celebration of femininity. A year on the eighth of March, to show the role of women in societies and what they offer for the success of society, which focuses on appreciating and respecting women’s efforts in society.

AWAFY celebrated International Women’s Day under the slogan “a Cup of Coffee Has Stories” to honor and appreciate the status of women. A number of women, activists, organizations of United Nations agencies, and women’s bodies in the state attended a session celebrating International Women’s Day. The session discussed a number of axes on women’s issues and their priorities locally.