PSUV salutes women in their International Day
Press PSUV .- The National intengrantes the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Antonia Muñoz, Ana Elisa Osorio, they provided a salute to all women by the International Women's Day, which now meets the first 100 years of its celebration worldwide.
Both revolutionary acknowledged the role of women in the breakthrough and claim their rights in the Bolivarian government, led by President Hugo Chávez, who on more than one occasion declared feminist.
They urged the Socialists to stand as candidates for deputies to the National Assembly and continue to deepen the levels of participation of women in the Revolution.
The autopostulaciones end next Wednesday, March 10.
A little history
The International Women's Day was first celebrated in Venezuela 61 years ago, on 8 March 1944. From this date is commemorated throughout the country with massive participation of women carrying their slogans and emphasizing its goals of fighting.
Since 2001, the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias is participating in this celebration, which affects every corner of the country.
The origin of this date is in 1910 when the People's House in Copenhagen (Denmark), during the 2nd World Conference of Socialist Women, at the suggestion of Clara Zetkin, member of the International Union of Garment Workers, the proposed to hold an annual international day of action for the rights of peace and social progress for all women.
In 1911 he held for the first time in Germany. Austria, Denmark and Switzerland. Later in the decade of the 30 you start to hold in some countries in Europe and Latin America. But it was in 1952 when the United Nations Organization (UNO) instituted on 8 March as International Women's Day.
In 1975 the United Nations decreed that year as the International Year of Women, giving great impetus to the struggle for women's rights. Two years later in 1977, the United Nations Organization adopted resolution 37/142 in which he invited all States to declare, according to their historical traditions and customs, one day a year as United Nations Day for Human Rights of Women and International Peace.