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Will women's day be off in 2019? Is there a half day holiday on March 8th

With the end of the Spring Festival, the first holiday after the new year is women's day. Is women's day off on March 8? Generally speaking, it seems to be a half day holiday. Let's have a look.

Is there a holiday for women's day in 2019

Women's day, March 8, 2019, is Friday, March 8, 2019. According to the national holiday regulations, women's Day is half a day off on March 8, 2019, which is only enjoyed by women, usually in the afternoon. The specific arrangement depends on the regulations of each company.

The origin of women's Day

The origin of women's day on March 8, 1909, a clothing industry in Chicago, the United States, excessively deprived the female employees of their labor force, which caused the resistance of female workers. They united with the employees of various textile and garment factories to strike and demonstrate their right to get their own appropriate and due rights. The March demonstrated labor The power to move women won the support of women all over the world, and therefore won the final victory. Later, the women's Congress set March 8 as international working women's day, also known as March 8 women's day.

Holiday schedule in 2019

New year's Day: 3 days from December 30 to January 1, 2019.

Spring Festival: 7 days off from February 4 to 10.

Qingming Festival: from April 5 to 7, there are three days off.

Labor Day: May 1, a day off.

Dragon Boat Festival: from June 7 to June 9, a total of 3 days.

Mid Autumn Festival: holiday from September 13 to September 15, 2019

National Day: from October 1 to 7, a total of 7 days.