International Women’s Day is celebrated on 8 March 2014 across the world. It is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women in the past, present and future.
This day is an excellent example of a non-legal mechanism in achieving justice for women.
Use this day to find out more about:
- UN Women – the United Nations entity responsible for promoting women’s empowerment and gender equality
Violence against women – see also our research guides:
- domestic violence – Crime: HSC Legal Studies for information about this topic
- Family and domestic violence – Family: HSC Legal Studies
- Women and poverty.