International Women's Day (IWD)
Celebrated every year on March 8th, it provides an opportunity for Saskatchewan citizens to join with the International community to celebrate the achievements of women, to reflect on our current status, and to raise public awareness of women and girls who are leaders and role models in their communities.
Celebrated each year in October, it is a time when Saskatchewan joins with Canadians to celebrate how women have shaped our history.
Celebrated each year on October 11th to recognize girls as powerful agents of change and as leaders in their communities, in their families, and with their peers.
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
December 6th marks the anniversary of the deaths of 14 female engineering students killed at Montreal's l'École Polytechnique in 1989. The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women represents an opportunity for Canadians to remember all women and girls who have died as a result of violence, to think about those who currently face violence in their lives, and to consider actions toward eliminating violence against women.