UN Women Watch
Women Watch, an initiative of the
The following are the latest headlines from the 'UN gender equality news feed', a collaborative effort by UN entities that are members of IANWGE:
NEW: Knowledge Gateway for Women's Economic Empowerment
International Observances and Other Events
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY (8 March) was first celebrated by the United Nations in 1975, during International Women's Year. In December 1977, the General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming a United Nations Day for Women's Rights and International Peace to be observed on any day of the year by Member States, in accordance with historical and national traditions.