International Women’s Day 2023 #EmbraceEquity

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually, on the 8th March. This year the 2023 campaign theme is #EmbraceEquity.

Equity means creating a fair and equal world.

Everyone everywhere can play a part and collectively we can all forge positive change by changing mindsets.

When we embrace equity, we embrace diversity and inclusion.

Let’s all embrace equity today, and always.

Strike the #EmbraceEquity pose. Show the world your huge embrace. Strike the IWD pose to show solidarity.

Share your #EmbraceEquity image, video, resources, presentation, and articles across social media using #IWD2023 #EmbraceEquity to encourage others to help forge an inclusive world.

Below are some activities, for children, related to International Women’s Day. Click on the links for resources and ideas.

Challenge gender stereotypes

  • “Only boys can be firefighters.”
  • “Girls can’t be race car drivers.”
  • “Boys can’t wear pink.”

Get children talking and shatter myths about gender.

Famous Women

Learning about famous women and talking about gender-related issues are probably the most important.


Empower and inspire pupils on International Women’s Day with an informative assembly.

Word search

Consolidate children’s learning of subject specific vocabulary about International Women’s Day.

#EmbraceEquity Display

Create a classroom display with children striking the #EmbraceEquity pose.

Happy International Women’s Day!

Till next time…

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