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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.

Key Points

  • The campaign has a theme for all the days beginning from 1st March 2020.
  • The themes that are being observed include
    • Education,
    • 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.

Source: PIB