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Women of the World, Let's All Sing This Together

A powerful new ballad for International Women's Day encourages women and girls "not to apologize" for what's inside of them

World Population Day 2013: 'Spotlight on Adolescent Pregnancy'

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) observes World Population Day every July 11. Established to celebrate important milestones in the development of humanity, each year the day also brings a different issue to the forefront.

UN 57th Commission on the Status of Women

The fifty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 4 to 15 March 2013.   The theme for this year's Commission will be the Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls.


The Commission on

Start of Ring the Bell Campaign: Recruiting One Million Men and Boys to Pledge to Help End Violence Against Women

This International Women's Day the New Delhi-based organization Breakthrough/Bell Bijao will kick off an ambitious, year-long cultural and media campaign to recruit one million men and boys to make a promise to act to end violence against women.   It will intensify the organization's award-winning

Women's History Month

The month of March, more widely associated with Ireland’s patron saint, is also known in the United States as Women’s History Month  It is a time to learn about and honor such inspirational women as Dolores Huerta, Gloria Steinem, Mae Jemison, Hillary Clinton, Frida Kahlo, Audre Lorde, Rosa Parks–

Centennial Celebration of the Women's Suffrage Parade in Washington, DC



A coalition of organizations including the Smithsonian Museam of American History, the Alice Paul Institute, the Newseum, and others are hosting a centennial celebration weekend honoring the "historic fight for women's right to vote."    The event marks the 100th

International Women's Day

With the recent celebration of One Billion Rising, and VAWA passing in the Senate, women’s issues are getting more of the attention they deserve.  International Women’s Day, formerly called International Women’s Working Day, is another celebration of the female gender that highlights the