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National events are taking place celebrating the occasion of International Women's Day.The 2015 International Women's Day, to be celebrated globally on March 8, will mark the 20th anniversary of the historic fourth World Conference on Women and the launch of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, when 189 national governments made a commitment to achieve equality, development and peace for women worldwide.The International Women's Day 2015 is a time to uphold women's achievements, recognize challenges, and focus greater attention on women's rights and gender equality to mobilize all people to do their part.In 1975, International Women's Year, the United Nations began celebrating International Women's Day on March 8 . Since those early years, International Women's Day has assumed a new global dimension for women in developed and developing countries alike. Another achievement is the Arab Women's Day. During its ninth conference, held in Algeria in February 2000, initiated by MP Bahia Hariri, the Arab Inter-parliamentary Union declared the Feb. 1 to be celebrated every year as Arab Women's Day. The International Women's Day is a day when women are recognized for their achievements.
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