International Women's Day has its origins in the demonstrations of women at the beginning of the 20th century , in Europe and in the United States, demanding better working conditions and the right to vote .
It was in 1975, during the International Women's Year, that the United Nations began to celebrate International Women's Day on March 8.
March 8 is a day of gatherings around the world and an opportunity to take stock of the situation of women. This is also the opportunity to mobilize in favor of women's rights and their participation in political and economic life.
The theme for March 8, 2022 is "Equality Today for a Sustainable Future", in recognition of the contribution of women and girls around the world who are leading the charge in adapting to and responding to climate change and their mitigation, in favor of building a more sustainable future for all people.