International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day!

International Women’s Day 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.

When is it?

International Women’s Day falls on March 8th.

The most recent celebration was on March 8, 2020.

Some history

International Women’s Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people.

How can you take part?

Celebrating women’s achievements and increasing visibility, while calling out inequality, is key.

Quotes for International Women’s Day

Use these quotes as inspiration:

“Where there is a woman, there is magic.”

-Ntozake Shange

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

-Eleanor Roosevelt

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.”

-Michelle Obama

“Until a woman is recognized as more than just a mother, daughter, and a sister, and is valued for being an individual, I will continue working for our rights.”

-Rukhshanda Naz

Looking for more? Try this page from Good Housekeeping.

Images and GIFs for International Women’s Day

These are great to share on your social media!

Check out this massive collection on Pinterest.

(Don’t miss the one from Deadpool.)

The hashtags

#IWD

#IWD2020

#EachforEqual

 

An equal world is an enabled world. How will you help forge a gender equal world?
Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.

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