International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year by countries all around the world. Organizations, governments, charities, educational institutions, women's groups, corporations and media celebrate by reflecting on various women's issues, progress made, encouraging changes that help and empower women and to celebrate economic, political and social achievements of women, to pay tribute to acts of courage and determination by women who played an extraordinary role in their countries and communities. The theme for International Women’s Day 2013 by the United Nations is “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women”.
A beautiful song from the United Nations, “One Woman” will be launched today to commemorate the celebration. Visit http://song.unwomen.org for more information. The song featuers 25 artists from across the globe. The song reminds us that together, we can overcome violence and discrimination: "We Shall Shine!". Click here to watch the song on you tube.