Celebrated every year on March 8th.
Mark this important day all week or all month!
Please choose at least one action for the month of March and share this page with others.
Human Rights of Women — around the world
- Make sure that the Violence Against Women Act gets reauthorized by the US Senate. TAKE ACTION HERE
- Advocate for Vanessa Mendoza Cortés in Andorra who is facing charges for talking about women’s rights. TAKE ACTION HERE
- Advocate for journalist Floriane Irangabiye of Burundi, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for expressing her opinions about the current government. TAKE ACTION HERE
- Afghan women have lost their ability to speak out, to earn a livelihood, to go to school since the Taliban took over the country.
>To amplify their message : Use this toolkit with graphics for social media.
UN Women theme this year is #EmbraceEquity