IWD Activity

International Women's Day activity

International Women's Day means different things to different people. For some it's a celebration, for others it's a call-to-action to accelerate gender parity, and for many it's an opportunity to align and promote relevant activity. Whatever your objective, International Women's Day is the perfect moment for gender-focused action.


IWD 2017 events

Access the 2017 International Women's Day event calendar showing what's on from across the world to your local area. Register or login to your IWD back-end account to self-publish information about your event.


#BeBoldForChange campaigns and further initiatives

Read how organizations are running #BeBoldForChange campaigns to help accelerate gender parity. Register or login to your IWD back-end account to publish information about your #BeBoldForChange campaign.

Where Women Work campaign

Where Women Works #BeBoldForChange campaign

Artfinder #BeBoldForChange

Stand up to #ArtWorldSexism

Read about exciting campaigns

Are you running a #BeBoldForChange campaign?

View International Women's Day videos

Organizations around the world have developed engaging short videos aimed at raising awareness about the need for everyone to help accelerate gender parity within their own sphere of influence.

#TheRaceIsOn video

Western Union video

#BeBoldForChange video

BP video

#ConnectedSheCan video

Vodafone video

Read gender related articles

Read intelligent and insightful articles on the topic of gender parity from thought leaders around the world. Register or login to your IWD back-end account to publish a gender-related article.

Speed up Gender Parity

Back to the future to speed up gender parity?

Women Engineers

Women engineers needed across the globe

Support female-focused charities and foundations

Working for gender parity requires consistent effort, direction and resources. There are many charities across the world, working hard to support women and girls. Learn more about what they do and how you can get involved or support them through engagement or donations. Register or login to your IWD back-end account to publish information about your charitable organization or foundation.

Girl Guides & Girl Scouts

World Association of Girl Guides & Girl Scouts

Women For Women Int'l

Women For Women International

Womankind Worldwide

Womankind Worldwide

Learn about gender-focused groups and networks

There are many effective gender-focused groups around the world actively working to advance women. Research groups to learn about their focus and activity. Register or login to your IWD back-end account to publish information about your gender-focused group.

The 30% Club

30% Club: Calling for better gender balance

Where Women Work

Where Women Work: Connecting women & employers

Enjoy women's creativity

Around the world, the art of women inspires thought and provokes action. What's your statement? How do you perceive and communicate? Search and view the impressive creativity of women globally. Register or login to your IWD back-end account to publish your artwork.

Leslie Leong art

Woman of Power by Leslie Leong

Priya Anand Pariyani art

Mother by Priya Anand Pariyani

Dance by Carol

Dance by Carol

Consider the thoughts of women

These pieces have been created by diverse women from around the world to inspire, challenge, entertain and provoke thought from a gender angle. They celebrate the artistic grace of women. They're stories and poems of celebration, hurt, triumph, shock, humour, anger, remembrance and question. Register or login to your IWD back-end account to publish your story or poem.