International Women’s Day


Violet Banda, a young woman from Malawi who is living with HIV, talks about her experiences with integrated verse non-integrated care during the United Nations General Assembly High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS. © UNFPA / Rayola Osanya

International Women’s Day, celebrated globally on 8 March, is dedicated to reflecting on the achievements of ordinary women who have made an extraordinary impact on their communities and countries, and to celebrate the contributions of women all around the world.

UNFPA’s work expands the possibilities for women and girls to lead healthy and productive lives.