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08/03/1911 The first International Women's Day

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International Women's Day - brief history

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March 8 was suggested by the 1910 International Woman's Conference to become an "International Woman's Day". After women gained suffrage in Soviet Russia in 1917, March 8 became a national holiday there. The day was then predominantly celebrated by the socialist movement and communist countries until it was adopted in 1975 by the United Nations.
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