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  • Friday 8 March
    12.00am to 11.59pm


Every year, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated around the world on the 8th of March.

It is a day when all women are recognised for their achievements. International Women’s Day was first born out of labour movements at the turn of the twentieth century in North America and across Europe.

Since those early days, International Women’s Day has grown in prominence and reach, touching women in every corner of the world. The growing international women’s movement has helped make International Women’s Day a central point for action, to build support for women’s rights and their full participation in the economy, politics, community and in everyday life.

The theme for International Womens Day 2024 is “Invest in women: Accelerate progress”. The world is facing many crises, ranging from geopolitical conflicts to soaring poverty levels and the escalating impacts of climate change. These challenges can only be addressed by solutions that empower women. By investing in women, we can spark change and speed the transition towards a healthier, safer, and more equal world for all.


For more information about International Womens Day, visit https://www.un.org/en/observances/womens-day and https://www.unwomen.org/en/get-involved/international-womens-day.

You can also follow the hashtag #InvestInWomen