IWD Activity

International Women's Day activity

International Women's Day means different things to different people. For some it's a celebration, for others it's a call to action to accelerate gender parity, and for many it's an opportunity to align and promote relevant activity. Whatever your objective, International Women's Day is the perfect moment for gender-focused action.


Coming soon ... IWD 2017 events

We'll soon be opening up the 2017 International Women's Day event calendar showing what's on from across the world to your local area. Register or login to your IWD back-end account to self-publish information about your event.

Derby: Women's Festival

International Womens Day Festival

Melbourne: A premiere

Film Premiere: The Will To Fly

Toronto: Tech Talks

Annual International Womens Day Talks 2016

Hear how global CEOs pledged for parity in 2016

Which leaders are taking responsibility to be a champion of gender parity in their organization and the wider world?

Mark Weinberger - EY

Mark Weinberger

Sir Suma Chakrabarti - EBRD

Sir Suma Chakrabarti

Sir Richard Branson - Virgin

Sir Richard Branson

Share your #PledgeForParity socially

See how people around from around the world are sharing their #PledgeForParity socially.

#PledgeForParity at work

#PledgeForParity at gatherings

#PledgeForParity at college


#PledgeForParity campaigns and further initiatives

Read how organizations are running #PledgeForParity campaigns to help accelerate gender parity. Register or login to your IWD back-end account to publish information about your #PledgeForParity campaign.

EY's pledge campaign

EY ran a Pledge For Parity campaign - You can too!

Women DJs #PledgeForParity

Turn(the)tables on gender gaps: A call to dedicate DJ charts to female producers on #IWD2016

#Oscars2016 #PledgeForParity

#Oscars2016 #PledgeForParity

View International Women's Day videos

Organizations around the world have developed engaging short videos aimed at raising awareness about the need for everyone to help accelerate gender parity within their own sphere of influence.

Avanade IWD video

Avanade IWD video

Accenture IWD video

Accenture IWD video

Western Union IWD video

Western Union IWD video

Read gender related articles

Read intelligent and insightful articles on the topic of gender parity from thought leaders around the world. Register or login to your IWD back-end account to publish a gender-related article.

Women Engineers

Women engineers needed across the globe

Digital Workplaces

Will women thrive in the digital workplaces of the future?

Speed up Gender Parity

Back to the future to speed up gender parity?

Support female-focused charities and foundations

Working for gender parity requires consistent effort, direction and resources. There are many charities across the world, working hard to support women and girls. Learn more about what they do and how you can get involved or support them through engagement or donations. Register or login to your IWD back-end account to publish information about your charitable organization or foundation.

Women For Women Int'l

Women For Women International

Girl Guides & Girl Scouts

World Association of Girl Guides & Girl Scouts

Womankind Worldwide

Womankind Worldwide

Learn about gender-focused groups and networks

There are many effective gender-focused groups around the world actively working to advance women. Research groups to learn about their focus and activity. Register or login to your IWD back-end account to publish information about your gender-focused group.

Where Women Work

Where Women Work: Connecting women & employers

The 30% Club

30% Club: Calling for better gender balance

Enjoy women's creativity

Around the world, the art of women inspires thought and provokes action. What's your statement? How do you perceive and communicate? Search and view the impressive creativity of women globally. Register or login to your IWD back-end account to publish your artwork.

Leslie Leong art

Woman of Power by Leslie Leong

Dance by Carol

Dance by Carol

Priya Anand Pariyani art

Mother by Priya Anand Pariyani

Consider the thoughts of women

These pieces have been created by diverse women from around the world to inspire, challenge, entertain and provoke thought from a gender angle. They celebrate the artistic grace of women. They're stories and poems of celebration, hurt, triumph, shock, humour, anger, remembrance and question. Register or login to your IWD back-end account to publish your story or poem.