International Women’s Day 2018 - Covenant House Vancouver

International Women’s Day 2018

Back to Blog Listing Page | | March 8, 2018

All around the world, this represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality.

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. International Women’s Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first​ ​March 8​ ​IWD gathering supported by over a million people in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland.

The theme for International Women’s Day 2018 is:
#PressforProgress

Some of the young women in our Crisis Program recently participated in a women’s march in Vancouver. Check out their awesome signs below: