The growing voice of women..Happy Women’s Day

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As we celebrating the International Woman’s Day, let’s all take a moment to recognize and appreciate the incredible contributions that the women in all our lives have made, and continue to make, each and everyday.

March 8th is International Women’s Day, observed since the early 1900′s as a day, aiming to raise awareness of the challenges, struggles and continuing inequality faced by women worldwide. It celebrates women’s history, highlighting key events, milestones and achievements, and aims to further promote and raise awareness of women’s rights and to achieve equal opportunity status in all walks of life.

According to IWD’s official site, “International Women’s Day has grown to become a global day of recognition and celebration across developed and developing countries alike. For decades, IWD has grown from strength to strength annually. For many years the United Nations has held an annual IWD conference to coordinate international efforts for women’s rights and participation in social, political and economic processes. 1975 was designated as ‘International Women’s Year‘ by the United Nations. Women’s organisations and governments around the world have also observed IWD annually on 8 March by holding large-scale events that honour women’s advancement and while diligently reminding of the continued vigilance and action required to ensure that women’s equality is gained and maintained in all aspects of life.

The lives of women around the world vary greatly, with every kind of struggle, success and story. But through our individual actions, what kind of world are we creating for women overall? Moreover, what is the role that women should play in shaping the world for everyone?

So on International Women’s Day, as on any other day, my thoughts are with the millions of women displaced from their homes and facing an uncertain future.
If you take away the feminine from the world, everything that’s gentle, everything that’s beautiful, everything that’s aesthetic, everything that is the subtler aspect of life will disappear and only providing and survival aspect of life will exist.

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One of my favourite songs..Official song of UN Women: ” ONE WOMAN “
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldyvIcVR9JI

In Kigali, she wakes up,
She makes a choice,
In Hanoi, Natal, Ramallah.

In Tangier, she takes a breath,
Lifts up her voice,
In Lahore, La Paz, Kampala.

Through she’s half a world away,
Something in me wants to say –

We are One Woman
You cry and I hear you.
We are one Woman
You hurt, and I hurt, too.
We are One Woman
Your hopes are mine
We shall shine.

In Juarez she speaks the truth,
She reaches out,
Then teaches other how to.

In Jaipur, she gives her name,
She lives without shame,
In Manila, Salta, Embu.

Though we’re different as can be,
We’re connected, she with me –

We are One Woman
Your courage keeps me strong.
We are One Woman
You sing, I sing along.
We are One Woman
Your dreams are mine
We shall shine
We shall shine –

And one man, he hears her voice.
And one man, he fights her fight.
Day by day, he lets go the old ways,

One woman at a time.
We are One Woman
Your victories lift us all.
We are One Woman
You rise and I stand tall.
We are One Woman
Our dreams are mine
We shall shine
Shine, shine, shine –

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