International Women's Day

08 March 2016

Global

Participants march for gender equality and women’s rights in New York on International Women's Day 2015. UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

This International Women’s Day, 8 March, is a time to reflect on the progress we’ve made made towards gender equality, call for change and celebrate the numerous acts of courage and determination made by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.

The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. 

This 8 March consider how you can help accelerate the UN’s 2030 Agenda and build momentum towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. To find out about an International Women's Day event near you, click here

 

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