Today it is International Women's Day 2016

Today it's International Women's Day! Commercially speaking it is especially a big day in Eastern European countries, where women get lots of flowers and presents.

Many countries celebrate it in a similar way to the Mother’s Day with men presenting their wives, girlfriends, mothers and female friends with flowers and gifts. But what is International Women's Day about? How did it start and what is this year's theme? Read the article on The Telegraph website.