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International Women’s Day
Zambia

International Women’s Day 2021, 2022 and 2023 in Zambia

International Women’s Day in Zambia is held every 8 March to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It is also a day used to highlight ongoing gender inequality and to call for further change.

YearDateDayHoliday
20218 MarMonInternational Women's Day
20228 MarTueInternational Women's Day
20238 MarWedInternational Women's Day
20248 MarFriInternational Women's Day
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

As in a number of other African nations, International Women’s Day is a major holiday that is taken very seriously by the people.

Every year, there is a grand parade in Lusaka, Zambia’s capital, for Women’s Day. The parade often is very colourful and exciting, with gymnastics moves made by some women in the march.

Many companies have bands of women who take part in the parade to show the company’s solidarity with women’s rights’ goals.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHoliday
20208 MarSunInternational Women's Day
9 MarMonInternational Women's Day Holiday
20198 MarFriInternational Women's Day
20188 MarThuInternational Women's Day
9 MarFriInternational Women's Day Holiday
20178 MarWedInternational Women's Day