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Day Iwd: Gender and Advance Rights

day iwd: International Women's Day IWD launched Sunday, March 8, 1914, according to Rabble. Historically, IWD celebrations have been used to advance women's rights and gender equity. March is also the time to celebrate women's accomplishments. However, while women around the world have made great strides, we know that even Canada has a long way to go before it can call itself truly gender equitable. Today Canada ranks 25th. In 1995, Canada was number 1 on the United Nations Gender Equality Index. ( As reported in the news.