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International Women's Day

Background

International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.

Dr. Carolyn Woo Speaks in Rome

Dr. Carolyn Woo is speaking at the Voices of Faith event at the Vatican on March 8th - International Women's Day. The program will feature inspiring stories of remarkable women around the world who are helping women reach their potential. The event will be live broadcasted on March 8th starting at 8 a.m. EST at VoicesofFaith.org. Follow the event on Twitter using #AllVoicesCount.

CRS Resources

CRS' President to Speak at Vatican

Women Take Lead in Changing Lives

In Afghanistan, A Snapshot of Education's Impact 

Valuing Girls' Formal Education 

Education in Sierra Leone: Changing Minds 

Uncovering Abilities and Expanding Worlds 

In Jordan, Keeping Syrian Refugee Children in Class 

Education on the Edge: Reaching Children in the Mountains of Afghanistan 

From Indian Red-Light District to Green Thumb

CRS Media Contacts

Anna Ruiz

Social Media

For tweets related to International Women's Day, follow these hashtags and Twitter handles:

* #IWD2016
* #InternationalWomensDay
* @CatholicRelief
* @CRSnews
* @CRSnoticias (en español)

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