https://www.un.org/en/observances/girl-child-day Beginning in 2011 #DayoftheGirl The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girl's empowerment and the […]
https://www.un.org/en/events/ruralwomenday/ Beginning in 2008 Recognizing the critical role and contribution of rural women, including Indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.
https://cfc-swc.gc.ca/commemoration/whm-mhf/persons-personne-en.html Marks the day in 1929 when the historic decision to include women in the legal definition of persons was handed down by Canada’s highest court of appeal. This gave […]
https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/health-promotion/childhood-adolescence/national-child-day.html Beginning in 1993 United Nations adoption of two documents centered on children’s rights: the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of the Child on November 20, 1959, and the […]
In most Canadian provinces
http://www.unwomen.org/en/what-we-do/ending-violence-against-women/take-action #16Days #OrangetheWorld Canada has their own theme that they set in place every single year.
https://www.victimsweek.gc.ca/home-accueil.html Beginning in 2017. In 2020, this was held in November, but it is sometimes in May.
https://cfc-swc.gc.ca/commemoration/vaw-vff/remembrance-commemoration-en.html #December6 Anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women, engineering's students at L'Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal.
https://www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/ Beginning in 1948 #StandUp4HumanRights Day the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights