While some countries have a multi-century history of a day to celebrate mothers, the modern American version of the holiday began in the in the early 20th century at the initiative of , who organized the first Mother's Day and celebration at in , which serves as the today.
Jarvis protested at a candy makers' convention in in 1923, and at a meeting of in 1925.
The Revival of Mothering Sunday.
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Thus Woman's Day and Mother's Day in Iran are celebrated on the occasion of Fatimah's birth.
July 12, 2010 Unidentified 10 years, 7 months Her 12-year-old boyfriend The girl, from a village near , menstruated early and became pregnant shortly before she was 10, gave birth one month prematurely to a girl in Kazan.
The conservative government tried to use the holiday to promote a more conservative role for mothers in families, but that perspective was criticized by the socialists as promoting an unrealistic image of a woman who was not good for much more than breeding.
It was instituted by the in order to publicly reward the most prolific Italian women every year.