Google marks the International Women's Day (IWD) with a video-based doodle on its home page to be seen across the world on March 8. The doodle has the Google logo with a play button in its second 'O' along with the Venus symbol for women.
the Google logo is surrounded by many Venus symbols. The video shows
women from all walks of life wishing Happy International Women's Day
and it also features Malala Yousafzai and Asha Bhonsle.
was revealed on the eve of IWD that the Doodle has the new ZAP MAMA
acapella music for the occasion. The official UN theme for
International Women's day 2014 is 'Equality for women is progress for
is celebrated on March 8 every year to mark women's achievements and
to appreciate their contribution to the society and the world. It was
in 1977 when the United Nations General Assembly asked member to
observe IWD to heighten the awareness for women's rights and gender
Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive
Director of UN Women, in her women's day message has said, "Today
we join the people of the world in celebration of the progress made
for women?s rights, women?s empowerment and gender equality. We
also acknowledge that progress has been slow, uneven and in some
cases women and girls face new and more complex challenges."