Celebrate International Women’s Day and #ChooseToChallenge your online shopping habits

Celebrate International Women’s Day and #ChooseToChallenge your online shopping habits

Published March 7, 2021

March 8, 2021 International Women's Day - #ChooseToChallenge

On March 8th we celebrate International Women's Day. This day is dedicated to honouring the achievements of women throughout history and all across the globe. On this day women from all backgrounds and cultures band together to stand for gender parity and women's rights.

Why is International Women's Day celebrated on March 8th?

International Women’s Day has a rich history dating back 112 years — the first glimpse in the USA in 1909 when 15,000 women protested against long work hours, low pay, and the lack of voting rights in New York City.

Quickly the monumental annual celebration spread across the world (officially celebrated in 1911), but it was Russia who unknowingly set the March 8th trend. International Women’s Day became an official holiday in Russia in 1913, but women still experienced difficulties caused by WWI. While men were fighting at war, women dealt with food shortages and a government who wouldn’t listen to them. On March 8, 1917 (February 23 in the former Russian calendar), tens of thousands of Russian women took to the streets demanding change. The unified cry for help paved the way for Russian women to be granted voting rights soon after.

In 1914, International Women's Day was then held on March 8 in Germany and the other countries followed suit.

International Women’s Day to celebrate and empower modern women.

In 1975, the United Nations officially recognized International Women’s Day, and, in 1996, began to adopt an annual theme for every year. The first theme was "Celebrating the past, Planning for the Future." March 8, 2021 International Women's Day theme is #ChooseToChallenge #IWD2021

Voucher Shares was founded by two women, Tanya Larsen and Miranda Coombes – both, experienced internet-entrepreneurs and powerful women role-models.

Woman climbing a cliff

And here, at Voucher Shares we #ChooseToChallenge the common online shopping behaviour – we ask our customers to think how they shop. We ask shoppers to think about the future of our Planet and next generations. We ask our customers to support Green projects every time they buy something online and choose sustainable products where possible.

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2021 with Voucher Shares sustainable shopping deals.

It’s a great excuse to celebrate women’s achievements, big or small, and celebrate all females in our lives. We’ve got some great ideas on how celebrate whilst saving money (and Planet saving tips too)

Celebrate with your Girl Friends!

Although lockdown may postpone an immediate celebration, what better reason to book a spa day, holiday or shopping trip? We all need something to look forward to right now and with the future of socialising looking up what better tonic than a girlie get together?

Spa Breaks Special Offers for A Girls Spa Day or Spa Weekend Spa breaks have 18 locations all around the country. Choose a central location that has easy access for you and your girlfriends. You can make a weekend of it or just go for a spa day. Check out amazing Spa Break voucher codes and Spa Break specials offers on our website.

Spa Break

Treat yourself!

Self-love is vital, we all say it, but do we do it enough?

Taking up a new sport or hobby is a great way to show yourself some self-love. Or simply doing more of what you love whether it’s running, cycling or gardening. If it gets you active it releases all important endorphins! Into running or cycling? Proviz offers high performance gear to choose from running gloves for cold weather to hi vis running jackets. Their range is a runner or cyclists dream! Check out the latest Proviz voucher codes and offers, if you can save a bit you may be able to spend a bit more on your sportswear. 


If you are not really into sports but need some inspiration, then how about buying a sports watch? Wiggle offers some great deals on Garmin, Apple watches and Fitbits, keeping tabs on how many steps you’re doing each day can soon turn us into a fitness fanatic. You’ll soon be talking about what your VO2 max is and how you just beat your 5k PB!


Having small goals that are achievable is better mentally and physically than setting yourself up for unachievable targets which could leave you demotivated or worse still, injured. It is important to build up exercise slowly which is why a high-tech fitness watch can be so important. Check out the latest Wiggle discount codes and vouchers on Voucher Shares now to see how much you could save. In fact if you want to get everything in one place then Wiggle is a one stop shop for everything from sports watches to running leggings and trainers. Don’t forget to share the latest Wiggle discount codes and offers with your friends, it could be just the incentive they need to get fit and healthy.

And don’t forget that whatever product you buy from Proviz, Wiggle or Spa Breaks – we pay 5% of our revenue from your purchase towards World Land Trust Action Fund. This is how we #ChooseToChallenge online voucher codes and discount shopping. Whenever you shop with us we save you money and together we help to save the Planet at the same time at no extra cost to you!

Top 3 Gifts for You and Your Friends

Here are some other ways to treat yourself or a special lady in your life with our Top Selection of these ‘Good for You Good for the Planet’ gifts.

Love The Planet Beauty products. Name speaks for itself. Love The Planet is an award winning brand bringing you a beautiful collection of cruelty free and plastic free makeup. And they have a perfect gift for you - if you like Love The Planet product, you can share with your friends and get 10% discount coupon.

Love The Planet Beauty Products

Organic Handmade Chocolates. Booja Booja The Artist's Collection; Hazelnut Chocolate Truffles from Planet Prganic A beautiful gift box hand painted by talented artists in Kashmir, India, using traditional art forms. Perfect for those who love delicious chocolate and beautiful things. The box contains 16 melt in your mouth chocolate truffles with sweet, roasted Italian hazelnuts. Vegan, organic, dairy free, gluten free & soya free and handmade in Norfolk. And you can easily get 10% OFF your three purchases from Planet Organic if you sign up to the Planet Organic emails.

Booja Booja The Artist's Collection; Hazelnut Chocolate Truffles from Planet Prganic

Feel Multivitamins. To keep your energy going and be ready to take on any challenge that comes your way, treat yourself to these amazing UK made Feel Multivitamins. Feel Multivitamins contains 33 ingredients: 25 essential vitamins & minerals, 6 innovative phytonutrients and 2 amino acids. Feel Multivitamins are: certified vegan, allergen free, gluten-free, non-GMO, kosher. And you can save 50% on your fiist subscription month with Exclusive Feel Multivitamin voucher code just for you! 

Feel Multivitamins

So whatever rocks your boat make sure you mark this important occasion by treating yourself and your loved ones to something really special. Or tell the special man or lady in your life to treat you! But most importantly Have a happy International Women's Day 2021 and here’s hoping that next Women’s Day will be spent with friends!


Voucher Shares Team

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