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International Women's Day/Month

What is International Women's Day/Month?
Annually observed on 8 March to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. It is also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace.  In parts of Eastern Europe, the day is observed as a special public holiday. Globally the day and month are recognised and promoted by educational and public institutions.

Image below of the IWD logo, The logo is in purple and white and features the symbol of Venus, which is also the symbol of being female.

IWD logo


Human Resources

University of St Andrews
The Old Burgh School

Abbey Walk
St Andrews
KY16 9LB
Scotland, United Kingdom

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