OBSERVE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY ON 8TH MARCH
Women’s movement was started in 1857 in the City of New York. Women tailors come out in the streets demanding appropriate salary and ten hours duty. In a convention held in 1889 in Paris, Com. Clara Jetkin had raised the demand of grant of equal rights to men and women for the first time. The first International convention of Women was held in 1907 in Germany. Com. Clara Jetkin was elected as the General Secretary of this newly created organisation.
On the eve of First World War, the exploited poor people of the world had built up a very strong resistance before the imperialist and the capitalists. Being inspired with this movement, the extremely oppressed and dejected section of the women gave wing to the struggle for liberation of women. On 8th March 1906, women workers of Chicago had launched movement demanding social and political rights of the Women workers. From 8th March 1908, women tailors of New York had launched a three month long struggle demanding voting rights for women and eight hours duty(New Zealand was the first Country in the world to give voting rights to women in 1893). The effect of these movements had spread over other industrially advanced countries like France, Britain and Germany etc. As a result of all these, the 2nd international conference of women took place on 8th March 1910 in Copenhagen of Denmark. In this conference, 8th March was marked as a day of significance for the struggle for liberation of Women. Moreover, it was decided to launch struggle for the demands like eight hours duty, equal pay for equal work, end of discrimination of women and children etc.
The international socialist convention of women held in 1914 had decided to observe 8th March every year as “International Women's Day” on the demand of equal right to women and other demands.
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF CIVIL ACCOUNTS ASSOCIATIONS
CALLS UPON THE WOMEN EMPLOYEES, UNITS AND BRANCHES TO OBSERVE WOMEN'S DAY ON 8TH MARCH.
IT HAS BEEN DECIDED BY THE WOMEN'S COMMITTEE OF CO-ORDINATION COMMITTEE OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES OF DELHI STATE TO OBSERVE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 0N 13TH MARCH 2009 AT 2.PM IN THE CENTRAL OFFICE OF A.I.C.A.E.A, 16-A, AKBAR ROAD HUTMENTS, NEW DELHI