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International Women's Day

Each year, thousands of events are held throughout the world on International Women's Day (March 8) to inspire women and celebrate achievements. UPF's International Women's Day commemorations bring together women leaders to learn from each other about building peace at home, in the community, nationally and globally.

UPF Statement on International Women's Day

Programs may include

Ceremonies for Reconciliation 
Words of Wisdom and Empowerment by Women


UN's Official Page for International Women's Day
UN Security Council Resolution 1325
UN Women: Promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women
UPF Dialogue & Alliance Journal: "Women of Faith and Peacebuilding"
International Women's Day: Graphic Resources

See also reports about Parallel Events to the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York, engaging leaders from civil society and religion in sessions with diplomats on issues under consideration by the UN: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

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