National Women's Day

National Women's Day is a public holiday in South Africa, and it is observed on August 9 each year.

National Women's Day commemorates the 1956 march. On August 9, 1956, more than 20,000 women of all races staged a march in protest against the country's pass laws, which is a form of internal passport system required nonwhites to carry. The Pass, also called the Reference Book, includes detailed personal information, such as the place of origin, employment record and tax payments etc. It was a punishable offence if not carrying their passbooks, and could result in arresting.

National Women's Day is important and it represents women's courage and strength in South Africa.

The following is the list of National Women's Day from 2021 to 2025.

HolidayDateWeekday
National Women's DayAug 09, 2021Monday
National Women's DayAug 09, 2022Tuesday
National Women's DayAug 09, 2023Wednesday
National Women's DayAug 09, 2024Friday
National Women's DayAug 09, 2025Saturday

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