International Women's Day
08 Mar 2014
8 March every year: Celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.
This Day aims to highlight the importance of creating conditions for the elimination of discrimination against women and for their full and equal participation in social development.
2011 marked 100 years since the first IWD event in 1911. Read our special article prepared for the IWD centenary. And read our blog post for IWD 2012 What's your theme for International Women's Day?
If you would like to find teaching resources to help your school celebrate International Women's Day then have a browse through the resources listed on our database under the topic of 'gender'.Add to calendar