March 8 is International Women’s Day. International Women’s Week begins from March 3 to March 9. Each year at this time, Canadians celebrate progress toward equality for women and their full participation in all aspects of their lives.
Canada’s theme for International Women’s Day and Week 2013 – Working Together: Engaging Men to End Violence against Women – provides an opportunity for us to reflect on the impacts of violence against women and girls, and how we can all be part of the solution. You can promote this special week by:
· sharing information on this year’s theme for IWD; or
· participating or organizing an event.
Also, we would like to take this opportunity to inform you of a new web site dedicated to this topic, which includes information on what we can all do to help end violence against women and girls: www.women.gc.ca/violence.