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The Ministries of Women and Child Development with other ministries have launched a campaign from 1st-7th March to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) 8th March 2020.
- The campaign has a theme for all the days beginning from 1st March 2020.
- The themes that are being observed include
- Health and nutrition,
- Empowerment of women,
- Skills & entrepreneurship,
- Participation in sports,
- Rural women agriculture,
- Urban women.
- Doordarshan would also be organising special programmes to commemorate the contribution of women members of the Indian Constituent Assembly to honour their contribution in the foundation of the Indian Republic.