International Women’s Day 2021 theme – “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”

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The theme of the International Women’s Day in 2021 is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”, and it celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The theme is “also aligned with the priority theme of the 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, “Women’s full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls”, and the flagship Generation Equality campaign, which calls for women’s right to decision-making in all areas of life, equal pay, equal sharing of unpaid care and domestic work, an end all forms of violence against women and girls, and health-care services that respond to their needs.”

Tune into the live webcast of the United Nations observance of International Women’s Day 2021, Monday, 8 March 2021, 10:30am–12pm EST.