March 8, 2023, marks International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day is dedicated to achieving a world with gender equity. A day to raise awareness about discrimination against women and to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history. The theme for 2023 is #EmbraceEquity, a theme about understanding the difference between equality and equity, and why equity is essential for a world free from discrimination. The CTRC has composed a list of resources for all ages to support you wherever you are in your learning journey.
IWD has a page dedicated to understanding the importance of gender equity.
The Government of Canada has created a timeline of significant women throughout Canada’s history.
The official UN Women website has a variety of information and resources dedicated to raising awareness of the rights of women all over the world.
Shaking Things Up by Susan Hood
My Own Way by Joana Estrela
A beginning list of gender equity children’s books: https://mashable.com/article/best-childrens-books-teach-kids-gender-equality
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