A challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change.
So let's all choose to challenge.
How will you help forge a gender equal world?
Celebrate women's achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.
IWD sees a number of MISSIONS to help forge a gender equal world.
Celebrating women's achievements and increasing visibility, while calling out inequality, is key.
Celebrate tech women and innovation
Applaud equality for women in sport
Educate women on health choice decisions
Build inclusive workplaces so women thrive
Increase visibility of women creatives
Forge women's empowerment worldwide
Collective action and shared ownership for driving gender parity is what makes International Women's Day impactful.
Gloria Steinem, world-renowned feminist, journalist and activist
"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care
about human rights." So make International Women's Day your day and do what you can to truly make a positive difference for
International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The
day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality.
IWD has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people.
Today, IWD belongs to all groups collectively everywhere. IWD is not country, group or organization specific.
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