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International Women’s Day

March 8, 2023

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: 

This website is for educational purposes. If the situation is urgent, please call 911, or your local emergency services providers.