March 4 World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation
Week of March 8 International Women's Week
March 8 International Women's Day events honour and celebrate the achievements of women all around the world, ranging from small random informal gatherings to large highly organised events.
During the month of March, visit us at www.gnb.ca/Women or on Facebook and twitter for details on events and activities held in your region.
March 21 N.B. Youth Day International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Week of March 21 Week of Solidarity with the Peoples Struggling against Racism and Racial Discrimination
3rd Friday in September Take back the night - Canadian women first organized this event in 1978 in memory of women who were sexually assaulted and murdered, and every year in September, women gather to walk and raise awareness about violence against women. Contact Sexual Violence New Brunswick or Take Back the Night Facebook and SVNB Facebook for details on events and activities held in your region.
September 15 New Brunswick Human Rights Day
United Nations International Day of Democracy
United Nations International Day of the Older Person
First week of October
National Family Week (Canada)
World Breastfeeding Week (Canada)
United Nations day of Nonviolence
First Nations Women's Day
International Day of No Prostitution
World Teachers' Day
October 11 International Day of the Girl
The United Nations created this special day because empowerment and investment in girls are critical for economic growth, for the eradication of poverty, and to break the cycle of discrimination and violence. During the month of October, visit us at www.gnb.ca/Women or on Facebook and twitter for details on events and activities held in your region.
World Rural Women's Day
Third week of October
YWCA Week Without Violence
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty