UMN International Women's Day Webinar Series:

Coalescing Around Justice, Dignity, and Hope

"International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality."

IWD Webinar Series

Repeal, Reform, and the Continuing Politics of Abortion Law in Ireland

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 | 12:00 PM CST

Hosted by the Center on Women, Gender, and Public Policy

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From Global Health to Safety, Why We Need the Every Woman Treaty

Thursday, March 3, 2022 | 12:00 PM CST

Hosted by Global Rights for Women and the UMN Human Rights Program

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The Power of Personal Stories and Communities to Reduce Disparities in Global Maternal Health

Thursday, March 10, 2022 | 8:00 AM CST

Hosted by the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility

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About International Women's Day

IWD provides an important moment to showcase commitment to women's equality, launch new initiatives and action, celebrate women's achievements, raise awareness, highlight gender parity gains and more.

The day is celebrated and supported globally by industry, governments, educational institutions, community groups, professional associations, women's networks, charities and non-profit bodies, the media and more.

Collectively every person and all groups can make a difference within their sphere of influence by taking concrete action to help build a more gender equal world. From small powerful grassroots gatherings to large-scale conference and events - International Women's Day is celebrated everywhere. It's a big day for inspiration and change.

Read more about IWD's herstory here.


The Women's Health Equity, Empowerment, and Leadership (WHEEL) Series was developed in an ongoing partnership between 12 centers, institutes, and programs from the University of Minnesota and beyond. Our collaborators create webinar events that share perspectives on the intersection of global women’s health and public policy, human rights, ethics, and more. These seminars are meant to generate ideas for interprofessional collaboration and action. Learn more about WHEEL and see past events.

See how our collaborators plan to #BreakTheBias here.

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