Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There's a strong
call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender
Collective action and shared ownership for driving gender parity is what makes International Women's Day successful.
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 gender parity. International Women's Day
(IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD run by the Suffragettes in 1911. IWD belongs to all groups
collectively everywhere. IWD is not country, group or organisation specific.
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