Day: International Women Day’s observe on Friday

Islamabad: International Women’s Day will be observed on March 8 Friday. The UN theme for International Women’s Day 2013 is “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women‚” while International Women’s Day 2013 has declared the year’s theme as The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum.

International Women’s Day events would be held worldwide on March 8. Various women‚ including political‚ community‚ and business leaders‚ as well as leading educators‚ inventors‚ entrepreneurs‚ and television personalities‚ are usually invited to speak at various events on the day.

The focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect‚ appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic‚ political and social achievements.