International Women's Day

The International Women's Day is observed 8 March ever year since 1900s to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women all across the globe. The theme for this year's women's day is "Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality."

"The idea of this theme is to consider how to accelerate the 2030 Agenda, building momentum for the effective implementation of the new Sustainable Development Goals, especially goal number five -Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls- and number 4 –Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning," according to United Nations.

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In order to celebrate the International Women's Day 2016, International Business Times, India, has compiled some inspiring quotes and sayings about women penned by famous personalities that can be shared as wishes or greetings to all woman.

Check out quotes, messages and picture greetings to be shared on Women's Day 2016 here:

A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. — Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady of the United States.

If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman. — Margaret Thatcher, former British Prime Minister.

In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits. — Arnold Schwarzenegger,  Austrian-American actor.

Honor your daughters. They are honourable. — Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist.

Women will never be as successful as men because they have no wives to advise them. —Dick Van Dyke, American actor.

Women are women, and hurray for that. — John Galliano, fashion designer.

I am my own woman. — Evita Peron, actress.

I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved. — BR Ambedkar, Indian economist.

Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away. — Barbara de Angelis, American relationship consultant.

Women don't realise how powerful they are. — Judith Light, American actress.

Thanking you from the bottom of my heart for all things you do making my life better. Happy Women's Day!

You are a beautiful women, a great friend and a wonderful mother. You are all this to me and much more... I feel so lucky and proud to have a person like you in my life. Happy Womens Day.

For all the times you've brought a smile and made my days seem brighter. For sharing ups and downs with me and making my burdens lighter. For doing the caring things that make a special friend. Your friendship is a great blessing and I wish it never ends. Happy Women's Day.

On this special day, celebrate your life and take a break from your busy schedule. Have fun and do what your heart says because its your day. Have a great Women's Day!

  • International Women's Day 2016123 Greetings
  • International Women's Day 2016123Greetings
  • International Women's Day 2016123 Greetings
  • International Women's Day 2016123 Greetings
  • International Women's Day 2016123 Greetings