International Women's Day is there to draw attention to the acquired rights of women worldwide.
In many countries this day is a public holiday. For example in Afghanistan, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China (for women), Cuba, Georgia, Guinea-Bissau, Eritrea, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Madagascar, Moldova, Mongolia, Nepal, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Zambia.
More and more European countries are also commemorating this day. Also in the Netherlands, This day is not a holiday here, but is nevertheless a general phenomenon. On this day in some countries it is customary for men to give flowers and small gifts to the women in their lives such as friends, mothers, wives, girlfriends, daughters and colleagues.
International Women's Day, celebrated on March 8, is just around the corner! With its roots dating back to the early 20th century, this holiday is as popular internationally as Valentine's Day. Rather than being a romantic celebration, IWD is an opportunity to celebrate all the special women in your life - be it a mother, wife, daughter, friend or co-worker!
How exactly do you celebrate International Women's Day? The most popular gift for this holiday is flowers, so combine a dignified bouquet with a sweet feeling she'll never forget!
A Rutgers University study found that participants who received flowers as gifts “display strong and immediate behaviors that reflect positive affect” (Haviland-Jones, 2005), indicating that it is one of the fastest and most effective ways to make up for a day. stand out as special. Not only that, but the same findings also showed that the respondents reported improved moods over the following days as well.
Flowers accompany us on every occasion and milestone, with different flowers having their own language. As far back as the 18th century, flower enthusiasts have dissected the meaning of flower types and colors, emphasizing the idea of "say it with flowers". The perfect variety for this occasion is one that celebrates love, honor, respect and achievement. Tulips and sunflowers represent both opportunity and achievement, so it would be appropriate to mix a few of these beauties into the bouquet.
You can also consider your relationship with the recipient when choosing the right flowers. Gerberas are ideal for a friendly feeling, while beautiful red roses radiate romance.
Above all, this day is all about celebrating female achievements and progress! Mark your calendars and plan ahead to make March 8 a time to show appreciation to all the special women in your life!