Kronos and Xplane created this great video in honor of International Women’s Day (8 March). “The purpose of this video is to provide viewers with a look at several interesting facts and statistics about the changes and developments that have impacted women in the workforce”:
Each year around the world, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Thousands of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women.
Organisations, governments, charities and women’s groups around the world choose different themes each year that reflect global and local gender issues.
Themes for International Women’s Day 2012:
- United Nations: Empower Rural Women – End Hunger and Poverty
- Canada, Status of Women (Federal Gov): Strong Leadership. Strong Women. Strong World: Equality
- internationalwomensday.com: Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures
“Each year 1,000+ International Women’s Day events are uploaded by corporations, women’s groups, schools, governments, charities and individuals from around the world.
No matter where you are there is bound to be a range of exciting International Women’s Day events near you.
International Women’s Day events honour and celebrate the achievements of women all around the world, ranging from small random informal gatherings to large highly organised events.”
Here are some FREE International Women’s Day events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada: