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National Women's Day in South Africa

Is National Women's Day a Public Holiday?

National Women's Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

National Women's Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016TueAug 9National Women's DayPublic Holiday
2017WedAug 9National Women's DayPublic Holiday
2018ThuAug 9National Women's DayPublic Holiday
2019FriAug 9National Women's DayPublic Holiday
2020SunAug 9National Women's DayPublic Holiday
2020MonAug 10National Women's Day observedPublic Holiday
2021MonAug 9National Women's DayPublic Holiday
2022TueAug 9National Women's DayPublic Holiday
2023WedAug 9National Women's DayPublic Holiday
2024FriAug 9National Women's DayPublic Holiday
2025SatAug 9National Women's DayPublic Holiday
2026SunAug 9National Women's DayPublic Holiday
2026MonAug 10National Women's Day observedPublic Holiday

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