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UN International Women's Day

International Women's Day (March 8) commemorations bring together women leaders to learn from each other about building peace at home, in the community, nationally, and globally.

Welcome to the UPF resource page for UN International Women's Day.

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Flyer 2015

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Podium Sign 2015

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Banner 2015
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Washington, DC, USA - "Women as Peacemakers - Building a Culture of Peace" was the vision of the 5th Annual International Women's Day commemoration on Capitol Hill, March 12. The banquet room overflowed with a diverse assembly of women and men, many colorfully garbed in their country's traditional dress, all with the hope of learning about and contributing to the work of global peace building.

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International Women's Day, March 8, 2009, was commemorated by UPF chapters in Albania, India, UK and USA.

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Birmingham, UK - For years there have been monthly Women's Peace Meetings in Birmingham, the second-largest city in England. An organizer of these gatherings reports on a busy weekend of networking during celebrations of International Women's Day, March 8.

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Tirana, Albania - On Sunday, March 8, the Albanian Women Federation for World Peace held a meeting to commemorate International Women's Day. It took place in the hall of the "Officer's House."

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New Delhi, India - On International Women’s Day, the Guild for Service and War Widows Association offered interfaith peace prayers at India Gate [a war memorial] in New Delhi on March 8, 2009.

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Edinburgh, Scotland - What better advertisement for cultural diversity and community harmony than a Celebration of International Women’s Day in Edinburgh! The Women’s Federation for World Peace and the Muslim Women’s Association of Edinburgh welcomed guests with a multi-cultural fashion show, Japanese music, African singers, Flamenco dancers, and a display of Highland dancing.

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London, UK - ‘Celebrating the economic, political, and social achievements of women past, present and future' was the theme of a March 14 celebration of the UN’s International Women’s Day.

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Buenos Aires and Tucumán, Argentina - International Women's Day celebrations on March 11 included musical and cultural entertainment and recognition of women for outstanding service to their communities.

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Belize City, Belize - The theme of "A Women's Movement for Real Change" inspired Belize women to seek leadership roles in their community and nation as they gathered on March 9 for a celebration of the International Women's Day.

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Jerusalem, Israel - A new Holistic and Healing Center to serve local women opened on March 9 in conjunction with an International Women's Day celebration.

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Viewpoints about "Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities, Progress for All," expressed during observances of  International Women's Day 2010 organized by the Universal Peace Federation.

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