International Women's Day

Blog

Exploring the Intersection of Women and Improved Water Access

With International Women’s Day celebrated March 8 and World Water Day on March 22, it is a month for big ideas—about women and about water. On March 21, the intersection of these two crosscutting development issues and their respective global campaign days brought together advocates, practitioners, academics, and organizations passionate about championing women’s roles in improving access to water for a jointly hosted event titled “Call to Action: Supporting Women through Water.” The U.S.

Intl Campaign Day

International Women's Day

Throughout the month of March, and especially on International Women’s Day (March 8), USAID will celebrate its contributions to advance gender equality and women's empowerment around the world. Women’s empowerment is a core USAID development objective that is fundamental for the realization of human rights, and key to fulfilling the Administrator’s vision for USAID development outcomes.

Podcast

Sylvia Cabus on Gender Mainstreaming in Water and Sanitation Programming

Sylvia Cabus serves as Senior Gender Advisor for USAID’s Office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. In this podcast, Sylvia speaks with Global Waters Radio about some of the many ways the Agency integrates gender into its water, sanitation, and hygiene programming.

Intl Campaign Day

#BeBoldforChange: International Women's Day 2017

On March 8, the world will celebrate International Women's Day. This year's theme --- #BeBoldforChange --- aims to spur action toward "a more inclusive, gender equal world," according to the campaign's organizers. 

Intl Campaign Day

International Women's Day 2018: #TimeIsNow

Throughout the month of March, and especially International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, USAID will celebrate its contributions to advance gender equality and women's empowerment around the world. The theme for 2018 is “Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives”.

Women’s empowerment is a core USAID development objective that is fundamental for the realization of human rights, and key to fulfilling the Administrator’s vision for USAID development outcomes.

Social Media

International Women's Day 2017 Social Media Toolkit

Wednesday, March 8 is International Women’s Day, when we celebrate achievements toward gender equality and women’s empowerment around the world. The U.S. Agency for International Development is using this time to raise awareness of issues that uplift women globally – economic empowerment, healthcare, food security, education and more.

Event

#BeBoldforChange: International Women's Day 2017

On March 8, the world will celebrate International Women's Day. This year's theme --- #BeBoldforChange --- aims to spur action toward "a more inclusive, gender equal world," according to the campaign's organizers.