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International Women's Day is celebrated on the 8th of March every year. It is a focal point in the movement for woman's rights.

International Women's Day is a public holiday in some countries and largely ignored elsewhere. In some places, it is a day of protest; in others, it is a day that celebrates womanhood. W

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Mar 8, annually

How to get involved[edit | edit source]

See: UN Women, International Women's Day page

Annual themes[edit | edit source]

2019: “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”

The UN theme for International Women's Day was: 'Think equal, build smart, innovate for change'. The focus of the theme was on innovative ways in which to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women, particularly in the areas of social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure.

The federal state of Berlin marked International Women's Day as a public holiday for the first time. W

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#WomensDay

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It’s not too late: Climate action for women, by women
Authors: UN Women, Mar 1, 2022
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Reporting[edit | edit source]

See: UN Women, International Women's Day page

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