8th March 2018

International Women's Day

1917 against the backdrop of the war, women in Russia again chose to protest and strike for "Bread and Peace" on the last Sunday in February (which fell on 8 March on the Gregorian calendar). 1975 During International Women's Year, the United Nations began celebrating International Women's Day on 8 March.
New Light Kolkata warmly celebrated International Women's Day 2018 featuring a lively discussion with guests, entertainment programs, magic show and lunch. There was also a special movie time organized for the women. It was a free community event - a spring afternoon of celebration of all things women.