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International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on 8 March. It is a day when people around the world come together to recognise the achievements that women and girls have made, as well as call for further action to close the gender gap in terms of education, health, economics and politics.

Updated for 2020, this resource for ages 9-14 includes an assembly, quiz questions, activity ideas and games to fire up learners about issues of gender inequality and inspire them to take action in their own schools and communities.

IWD Assembly Slideshow

Useful facts and figures, and a short quiz to introduce gender equality issues.

IWD Activity Ideas

Play Equibingo, use role play, measure the gender gap and think critically about what action could be taken to make our world more equal

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