International Women's Day (8 March) was adopted in 1975 by the United Nations, and it is celebrated in many countries around the world these days.
UNCRD supported the HAPPY WOMAN FESTA AICHI 2018, the very fast event in Aichi consistent with the IWD. C.R.C. Mohanty delivered the opening remarks in the event and introduced SDG 5: "Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls". He mentioned in his remarks that gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable world.
More information: http://www.un.org/en/events/womensday/index.shtml