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Take Action During the Week of
International Women’s Day 2020!

Join us all week (March 2 – 8, 2020) to celebrate diverse women and girls across Canada and advance gender equality!

How can you take action for International Women’s Day 2020?

Image of girl at blackboard. Girls face multiple barriers to leadershipHOST A #BEYONDBRUNCH with friends, family, and colleagues to spark conversation, raise funds, and advance gender equality where you live. Check out the #BeyondBrunch toolkit to get started.

 

Image of girl at blackboard. Girls face multiple barriers to leadership

SPEAK OUT AND SEND THIS LETTER to Canada’s leaders to take the next step on a national action plan to end gender-based violence.

 

HONOUR A SUPERSHERO IN YOUR LIFE: Make a donation in honour of someone who inspires you for their tireless dedication to equality and we’ll send them a special International Women’s Day e-card on your behalf.

 

ATTEND AN EVENT
The following events are all raising money for the Canadian Women’s Foundation:

TORONTO

MONTREAL

  • Saturday, March 7th: Predator: A live staged reading of the Arnold Schwarzenegger film, featuring an all-female cast.

CALGARY AND EDMONTON

 

You can also participate in International Women’s Day through our partners!

Image of girl at blackboard. Girls face multiple barriers to leadership

RICKI’S
Here’s your chance to do good while you shop. Between March 1st and March 31st, buy a limited-edition tote bag for $9.90 at women’s clothing retailer Ricki’s. Find a store location near you.

Net proceeds will go to the Canadian Women’s Foundation to support programs that help women move themselves out of poverty.

 

GIANT TIGER
Giant Tiger: See how Giant Tiger has inspired girls through a project with the Canadian Women’s Foundation-funded program Les Scientifines!

Watch the video here.

 

DYNAMITE
Wear It Proud: Starting Sunday, March 8th, 10% of proceeds from the sale of Dynamite’s special-edition graphic T-shirts and select suits will go to the Canadian Women’s Foundation to support women’s leadership.

Find a Dynamite clothing store near you.

 

RANDSTAD
Our partner Randstad Canada is committed to empowering women in the world of work. To celebrate International Women’s Day, they are launching a white paper based on conversations between women about how to challenge unconscious bias in the workplace and promote female leadership.

 

SHAN
Shop Shan! From March 7th to 8th, 10% of all sales will go to support the work of the Canadian Women’s Foundation!

 

COINSQUARE
From March 9th – March 16, digital currency trading platform Coinsquare will donate  50% of all trading fee revenue to the Canadian Women’s Foundation.