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Let’s Throwback to The Enthusiasm of Women Around the World Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018

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Let's Throwback to The Enthusiasm of Women Around the World Celebrating International Women’s Day 

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In the first week of March, precisely March 8th, the whole world celebrates International Women’s Day. United States of America is the first country to celebrate International Women’s Day in 1909 in February, precisely in New York City.

In 1917, the day of international women was officially designated as a national holiday in the Russian soviets. Which turned into the day to fight for women’s rights and to bring about world peace, The United Nations in 1977 inaugurated the day of International Women’s Day as celebrations commemorated each year.

This year, International Women’s Day carries the Press For Progress theme. Based on the official website, by applying this kind of theme, it is expected that women can continue to move and dare to achieve gender equality in every way. A strong call to #PressForProgress also triggered every women by giving motivation and unite the friends, colleagues, and the whole society to think, act, and be gender inclusive.

Purple has been chosen as a dress code color for International Women’s Day action. The protesters wearing purple represents the official color of International Women’s Day, participated in events and marches held around the globe. So, why we do still have to celebrate International Women’s Day?

Inspired by last year theme, #MeToo and #TimesUp, this year, International Women’s Day wants to create a movement to give a support to people or victim of sexual abuse, gender parity, and work-life balance.

Check out how perky the women all over the world for International Women’s Day this year!

New York City, United States of America (USA)

Let's Throwback to The Enthusiasm of Women Around the World Celebrating International Women’s Day 
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New York City tourist attracted with wall streets “fearless girl” statue with a bouquet of purple flowers behind to mark International Women’s Day 2018.

Lynwood, California

Let's Throwback to The Enthusiasm of Women Around the World Celebrating International Women’s Day 
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The iconic McDonalds “M” logo turned upside to the letter “W” in honor of International Women’s Day. But not everyone is lovin’ it. In Lynwood, California, when people spotted its logo upside down sign outside the outlet, they thought it to be a prank. They baffled about what it does actually mean.

Mumbai, India

Let's Throwback to The Enthusiasm of Women Around the World Celebrating International Women’s Day 
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In Mumbai, still with their traditional attire called Saree, the women also take part of International Women’s Day. By holding purple balloons and placards, Indian women marched for the symbol of action for discrimination in the workplace, sexual assault and domestic violence.

Jakarta, Indonesia

Let's Throwback to The Enthusiasm of Women Around the World Celebrating International Women’s Day 
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Approximately more than two thousand Indonesians participated the world to commemorate International Women’s Day. They joined International Women’s Day to marched the problems in Indonesia which is work-life balance. The role of women’s in the workforce is still lower than that of men.

Islamabad, Pakistan

Let's Throwback to The Enthusiasm of Women Around the World Celebrating International Women’s Day 
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While in Islamabad, police female members commando unit march during a ceremony of International Women’s Day. Pakistani female traffic police officers ride their motorbike rally to mark International Women’s Day.

Manila, Philippines

Let's Throwback to The Enthusiasm of Women Around the World Celebrating International Women’s Day 
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Protesters marched on the streets of the nation’s capital to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018. In the middle of the crowds at that time, a women protester spotted wiped her tears. The protesters including the relatives of victims of the extra-judicial killings, assailed the government of continuing violence against women and the drug war.

When women support each other, incredible things happen. Have a happy International Women’s Day for all amazing women out there!

Reporter: Vanesa Bella | Editor: Sasya Semitari P & Galih Perdana

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