Celebrate International Women’s Day 2024 With Exciting Events Happening Around You

Every year on March 8, International Women’s Day celebrates the outstanding achievements made by women in society, culture, the economy, and politics. The day started many years ago to advance gender equality globally. The United Nations first celebrated International Women’s Day in 1975, when it was known as International Women’s Year. After two years, the UN General Assembly declared the day a UN holiday and asked every member country to mark women’s rights. The entire world, not just the UN, has been celebrating the day yearly ever since.

Interesting Facts About International Women’s Day

  • Many countries around the world celebrate International Women’s Day as an official holiday. The countries include Russia, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Laos, Cuba, and Vietnam.
  • The United Nations Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace is another name for Women’s Day.
  • On March 19, 1911, the first International Women’s Day was celebrated but soon after March 8 1913 was chosen as the new date for celebrating International Women’s Day.
  • The female gender symbol appears in the International Women’s Day logo.
  • It was in 2011 when then-President Barack Obama declared March to be Women’s History Month in the United States.
  • On March 8, 1971, Russian women went on strike for peace and bread in the wake of World War I.
  • On Women’s Day, the Russian women were also granted the right to vote by the government.
  • Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day are observed in certain regions of the world. In nations like Macedonia, Uzbekistan, Serbia, and Albania, the two holidays combine.

Free Entry Of Women At These Places On International Women’s Day

Red Fort

Red Fort

The Red Fort, also called Lal Qila, is older in Delhi, India. The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan constructed it in the 17th century, and the emperors lived there for about 200 years. Red sandstone makes up the fort, which is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The cost of a ticket is Rs 500 for foreigners and Rs 35 for Indians. However, on International Women’s Day, women will not be charged an entry fee.

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a famous white marble mausoleum in Agra, India. The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan constructed it as a memorial to his wife Mumtaz. It is regarded as one of the most beautiful creations in the world and an expression of love and devotion. The Taj Mahal’s ticket price is Rs 50 for Indians and Rs 1100 for visitors from other countries; however, on International Women’s Day in 2024, all women will be welcomed free of charge.

Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar

Qutab Minar in Delhi, India is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the world’s highest brick minarets. It is an outstanding representation of Indo-Islamic construction, rising 73 meters (240 feet) to its top and adorned with elaborate carvings and Quranic chapters. It was constructed in the early 13th century. Indians must pay an entrance charge of 35 to 40 rupees per person to enter Qutub Minar. In addition, foreigners must pay 500 rupees. All women, however, can go free of charge to Qutub Minar on International Women’s Day.

International Women’s Day Events Happening Around Delhi NCR

1. Yoga Intensive Event

Yoga Intensive Event

One of the most beneficial ways to ensure your overall health is through yoga; Ms Nivedita Joshi is hosting an intensive yoga event in Delhi. This event will be held in collaboration with Saksham. The event’s details are as follows: 

  • Date: March 8, 2024
  • General Class for Women: 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM at a fee of Rs 1000/-
  • Evening Class for Visually Impaired Women: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM which will be free of cost.
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2. Women’s Day Celebration At Smaaash Noida

Women's Day Celebration At Smaaash Noida

Visit Smaaash in Noida if you want to have an exciting evening celebrating International Women’s Day with your girlfriends. There will be a live DJ, a gaming and entertainment night, and a special Women’s Day celebration at this location.

  • Date: March 8, 2024 and March 9, 2024
  • Ticket Price: Rs 299/-
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3. Online Dance Competition

Online Dance Competition

You can take part in this online dancing competition if you love to dance. Additionally, there are rewards for the winners.

  • Date: Feb 24th 2024 to March 8th 2024
  • Last Date for Submission: March 8th, 2024
  • Ticket Price: Rs 299 (Medal + Certificate) , Rs 399 (Trophy + Certificate) and Rs 539 (Medal + Trophy + Certificate) 
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4. Lodhi Garden Ladies Night Free Walk

Lodhi Garden Ladies Night Free Walk

All ready to celebrate International Women’s Day in Delhi’s Lodhi Garden. Ladies can join a guided walk in Lodhi Garden starting at 4:30 p.m. The best part about this relaxing walk in the heart of nature is that it would be completely free of cost. 

5. The Flea Affair – Celebrating Women’s Day

The Flea Affair - Celebrating Women's Day

You may go on a shopping spree by visiting the “The Flea Affair – Weekend Markets” event, which is taking place from March 8 to 10 at Airia Mall in Gurugram. This location has all you need to make the most of a Women’s Day celebration, from luxurious purchases to delicious food. 

Empowerment, equality, and endless respect for all women. Happy International Women’s Day!


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