International Women's Day 2012

Every year on 8 March, the world remembers women who have campaigned for women's rights, and fought for better living and working conditions, equality and female suffrage.

This day has been dedicated to women since 1911. The 101st International Women's Day on 8 March 2012 is being celebrated in Germany with many events in towns and cities, including Düsseldorf and Regensburg.