International Women's Day celebrates women's accomplishments and advocates for gender equality. Many events will be hosted on this day to Make It Happen. Honor an inspiring woman in your life by sending her a bouquet on March 8th. Read more
Order flowers for International Women's Day to honor the women in your life
Flowers are a symbol of International Women's Day, and many countries celebrate by decorating with flowers, or giving them to women as presents. Men will honor their mothers, wives, girlfriends, and female colleagues with flowers on International Women's Day. In Italy, yellow mimosas are popular. Russians give a variety of flowers, including red roses. In Hanoi, Vietnam, it's not just boyfriends and husbands giving flowers to the women in their lives, but also bosses and colleagues. In some countries IWD has the equivalent status of Mother's Day where children give small presents to their mothers and grandmothers.
International Women's Day flower delivery to an event
Have a floral arrangement delivered to a local IWD event. Each year corporations, women's groups, schools, governments, charities and individuals from around the world will hold events. You can search for a wide range of exciting International Women's Day events near you. Also follow #makeithappen on Twitter for the latest news.
International Women's Day is always held on March 8th. The 2015 theme is MAKE IT HAPPEN. It is a global day encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women.
International Women's Day honors the work of the Suffragettes, celebrates women's success, and reminds of inequities still to be redressed. The first International Women's Day event was run in 1911. Suffragettes campaigned for women's right to vote. The word 'Suffragette' is derived from the word "suffrage" meaning the right to vote.
March 8th is an official holiday in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China (for women only), Cuba, Georgia, Guinea-Bissau, Eritrea, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Madagascar (for women only), Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal (for women only), Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Zambia.