8th March 2011
International Women's Day 2011
Each year around the world, International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Hundreds of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women.
Organisations, governments and women's groups around the world choose different themes each year that reflect global and local gender issues.
Theme from a Yorkshire & Humber region eg Doncaster is - "Women's Voices and Influence"
Check out what is happening in your city/region: http://www.internationalwomensday.com/default.asp