International Women's Day
Eight of March, the International Women’s Day is the day for women all over the world, from Kabul to London and from Damascus to Melbourne. No matter which region or continent, it is all about providing inspiration, motivation, excitement, connection and opportunity for Women all over the world to celebrate their bravery and successes.
In Eight of March this year, women should be encouraged to use this day as an opportunity to look to the future and construct the life style that they want, meet challenges, solidarity and create changes.
Celebration of International Women's Day in Afghanistan gave Afghan women an opportunity to be together and to exchange views and express their concerns and aspirations. This is a positive indication of the possibility for re-establishing confident for women in Afghanistan.
International Women's Day was marked for the first time in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland in 1911. Celebrating International Women's Day in 2010 is an occasion to review how far they have come in their struggle for equality, peace and development. It is also an opportunity to unite, network and mobilize for meaningful change.
To eliminate gender inequality, creation of women agencies that would provide more coherent programming and a stronger voice for women is very necessary. The aftermath of the plan would give women the ability to express fully their abilities and potentials.
Afghanistan Embassy in Oslo, on 8 of March congratulates and wishes all the women over the world, success in what they do, accomplishments in their work, personal satisfaction, good health, happiness, and every success in their work to eliminate gender-based violence and achieve gender equality.