Observe International Women’s Day with the UN

Join UN Women in commemorating International Women’s Day at 10am EST today for a live twitter chat at #AskUNWomen.

First celebrated in 1911, International Women’s Day is observed annually on March 8. This year’s UN theme is “Empower Rural Women – End Hunger and Poverty.”

For more about the history of this day, along with this year’s activities, related videos and a message from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, check out the UN Women page for the event.



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Foreign and International Law Librarian
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