International Women's Day 2020: How it Began and Why It's Still Important
International Women’s Day has taken place on 8th March for more than a century.
The day is a global celebration of the social, economic and political achievements of women. It’s a worldwide event where people come together to champion women’s rights, female empowerment and gender equality. In this video Lifestyle Editor Harriet Hall explains the origins of the day, looks at how it's celebrated around the world and why we still need it today.