International Women’s Day

What is the theme of International Women’s Day 2021?

International Women’s Day 2021 is on Monday 8th March, and the theme is #ChooseToChallenge.

"A challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change.

"So let's all choose to challenge. How will you help forge a gender equal world?

"Celebrate women's achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality."

How to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021

Top image: Jackline (38) is part of a local ActionAid women's cooperative in Rwanda. Photo by Jean Bizimana/ActionAid.

Page updated 30 June 2021