Significance of Women's Day: Why We Celebrate Women and Their Contribution to Society

Posted at 09:00:00 on the 2017-08-07

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Significance of Women’s Day: Why We Celebrate Women and Their Contribution to Society

August is Women’s Month in SA and is a time in which we celebrate those special women in our lives, as well as those women who have made impressive contributions to society. Let’s take a look at why Women’s Day and Women’s Month is so significant and why we should all be celebrating it with gusto!

Why Women’s Day / Month is So Important

We celebrate Women’s Day / Month for the following reasons:

  • To honour and pay tribute to the females who dedicated their lives to ensuring that women were granted equal rights to men.
  • To remember and acknowledge the discrimination and inequality of women in the past, as well as how much of it still remains in many cultures today.
  • To celebrate the incredible success and achievements of strong women all over the globe.
  • To show our support for the movements dedicated to female empowerment.
  • To educate the masses not only about female-related struggles, but about diseases and other afflictions such as female cancers that affect women both young and old.
  • To express our love and appreciation to the women who make a difference in our own lives.

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