International Women’s Day

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International Women’s Day (IWD) is coming up on March 8th, but Toronto is showing its support for all women a little early this year. Today, Toronto will be marking its 40th International Women’s Day rally and march.

International Women's Day

This year’s theme LIBERATION –  honouring women and trans women, celebrating victories and strengthening women’s resistance on Indigenous land.

Celebrations will begin with a rally at 11 a.m. at the OISE auditorium. Then at 1 p.m., the IWD march will start and lead everyone to the end at Nathan Philips Square.

You can visit International Women’s Day Toronto on Facebook for updates on the day’s events.


What is International Women’s Day?

International Women’s Day is a day to honour women’s achievements socially, politically, economically and culturally. Originating in the 1900’s IWD is a day that brings a call to action to various causes and advocates for equality. But most importantly IWD is a day to celebrate women from all over the world.

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