March 8 is International Women's Day, a global day of recognition celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and girls, and raising awareness of the work left to be done.


2020 theme

Join the conversation and learn more about our 2020 theme: #BecauseOfYou.

About International Women’s Day

Find out why International Women’s Day is celebrated in Canada and around the world.

Gender equality trailblazers

Celebrate Canadian Trailblazers who have made significant contributions to equality for women and girls in Canada and around the world.

Teacher toolkit

Discover tools and resources for educators.

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