International Women's Day

March 8 is International Women's Day — a day to recognize women's achievements and acknowledge the challenges they continue to face in the quest for gender equality.


This year's theme

Celebrate women in STEM with our theme, #InnovateForChange!

About International Women’s Day

Read about why International Women's Day is observed in Canada and around the world.

Past themes

Explore Canada's past themes for International Women's Day.

Learning toolkit

Discover tools and resources for educators.

How to celebrate

Find ideas for celebrating International Women's Day.

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