International Women’s Day (IWD), is celebrated on March 8 every year. It commemorates the struggle for women’s rights. The day is in fact an official holiday in many countries such as Afghanistan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan; and a women’s only holiday in Macedonia, Madagascar.
U4UVoice talked to eminent women personalities of Jammu who emphasised upon the significance of a woman in the society. “The day itself depicts that there’s a prevailing inequality among men and women which must not exist in our society.”, said Sheetal Nanda, DC Samba. Unfortunately, gender discrimination is present across our society and has persisted for centuries.
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