International Tiara Day is a worldwide holiday dedicated to women’s rights. In today’s world, we can’t allow them to be infringed. The tiara, a woman’s ornament signifying intelligence and strength, has been chosen as the symbol of the holiday. The holiday is celebrated every year on May 24.
The history of International Tiara Day begins in 2005. It was established by Barbara Bellissimo. It was on May 24, 1819 that Queen Victoria was born. Tiara is an ornament in the form of a crown. Today, it can be worn by any woman to feel like a real royalty.
Tiaras originally appeared as a symbol of power in Persian rulers. At that time they could be worn by men. Greece and Rome of ancient times had their own version of this jewelry, but wreaths were popular there. In the late 1900s, tiaras became popular again in England. Today they are worn not only by members of the royal family. They can be found in the northern European states, as well as in Spain.
- Elizabeth the Second has the largest collection of head jewelry.
- The struggle for women’s rights began in the early 20th century. Today the women’s movement has achieved considerable success and has even gained political weight.
- In 1900, the first woman became a competitor in the Olympic Games. Until then, only men had the right to compete.
How to celebrate
Learn more about the women’s rights movement. How have women’s rights changed in the last hundred years?
Tell us about International Tiara Day on social media. Ask women users if they’ve ever experienced rights abuses in their lives. Let them tell you about their experiences.
When is International Tiara Day celebrated in 2023?
International Tiara Day is observed on May 24 each year.