International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. The day recognises and celebrates womanhood and recognises their social, political, cultural, economic achievements. It emphasises the importance of gender equality.

The reason this day is celebrated as Women’s Day is that on this date women gained suffrage in Soviet Russia in the year 1917.

On this day, you’ll see many people celebrating in their own different ways, especially on social media. In fact, every year Google honours this day with an interesting doodle. Several e-commerce websites also came up with some attractive offers to celebrate Women’s Day.

Among those websites is also Flipkart, that has also come up with an amazing sale offer. The e-commerce site is hosting a big sale where it is offering discounts across categories such as mobiles, electronics, computing products and fashion. The deals offered during the Women’s Day sale held on March 7 and March 8 are aimed at women.

The customers can avail no cost EMI option using HDFC Bank Debit or Credit card. The deals are worthwhile enough that it is applicable to almost every other customer.

On the other hand, Mynta celebrates Women’s Day as ‘Many Shades of Her’ only on March 8 and 9.

An online ticketing portal Ease My Trip announced a special campaign called “Women above the Sky” to promote women travellers. Women can avail discount up to Rs.10,000 on domestic and international flight booking. This offer is valid for all travellers but first 1000 lucky women travellers will get exciting freebies from 8 brands like Dabur, VLCC, Dineout, Nayo, EazyDiner etc.