Abhijit Ray,Kolkata:Today is International Women’s Day. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee greeted every woman on women’s day. She has given a message of playing a significant role in changing society.President Draupadi Murmu has given the message of females are playing a significant role in changing society. She mentioned on Twitter “Today, I wish to urge each of you to commit yourself to one change, in your family, neighborhood or workplace – any change that would bring a smile on a girl’s face, any change that would improve her chances of moving ahead in life. That is one request straight from the heart. “Shegreeted everyone in a Facebook post on Wednesday morning. “Women’s rights are our commitment. The state government has taken up several schemes for women. After ‘Kanyashree’, and ‘Rupashree’, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has taken up projects like ‘Laxmir Bhandar’. There is no doubt that women have benefited considerably as a result.In 1908, the Socialist Party of America called for a strike demanding due respect for women workers. Women’s Day was celebrated for the first time in the United States on February 28, 1909. Women’s Day is also celebrated on the same day in Russia. In March 1910, Women’s Day was celebrated in many countries, including Denmark, Austria, and Germany. In 1911, there was a movement in Germany demanding the rights of women and the realization of their dues. The conference was held with 100 women from 17 countries. Then in 1913, March 8 was fixed as Women’s Day. The United Nations recognizes this day as International Women’s Day.