Gender Equality and Rural Women’s Empowerment Network
Near East and North Africa Region

Meetings and Events

International Women's Day "Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality" 2016
From 8 March 2016 To 8 March 2016
International - World Day

The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”.

The United Nations observance on 8 March will reflect on how to accelerate the 2030 Agenda, building momentum for the effective implementation of the new Sustainable Development Goals.

It will equally focus on new commitments under UN Women’s Step It Up initiative, and other existing commitments on gender equality, women’s empowerment and women’s human rights.