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Women’s Independence Day

What is Women’s Independence Day?

Women’s Independence Day celebrates the social, political, economic and cultural achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender equality.

When did Women’s Independence Day start?

The United Nations began celebrating International Women's Day in 1975 during its International Women's Year. This is celebrated on 8th March internationally.

How is Women’s Independence Day celebrated?

While the day itself carries the clear theme of female empowerment across the world, the way it's acknowledged and celebrated differs from country to country. Some companies offer women a half-day off work, for example, while others celebrate by giving one another flowers.

Flowers for Women’s Independence Day:

The colour of Women’s day 2020 is purple; here are some common purple flowers that could be included in a bespoke Women’s Day themed bouquet ordered from Flowers at Moor Street:

  • Lavender
  • Allium
  • Cosmos
  • Iris
  • Heliotrope
  • Coneflower
  • Gladiolus
  • Purple Pansy
  • Petunia
  • Hydrangea

Order your bespoke bouquet and choose your own flowers from Flowers at Moor Street, for delivery in Birmingham..