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Calendar SDG 5 – Gender Equality, Women’s Economic Empowerment

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AGENDA 2019EVENT
Jan 19The #WomensWave
Jan 25Orange Day
Feb 4-5Madrid Conference 2019: Centering women and girls in ending human trafficking and sexual exploitation
Feb 6Intl Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
Feb 14Valentine’s Day / Women’s Memorial March
Feb 21Women of Colour Against the Sex Trade
Mar 8International Women’s Day
Mar 11-22CSW63
Jun 19Intl Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
Jul 30World Day against Trafficking in Persons
Aug 9National Women’s Day, South Africa
Aug 26Women’s Equality Day, USA
Aug 28Emirati Women’s Day
Nov 4Lebanese Women’s Day
Nov 25 Intl Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women




AGENDA 2018EVENT
Feb 6Intl Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
Feb 14Valentine’s Day / Women’s Memorial March
Mar 8International Women’s Day
Mar 12-23CSW62 (2018)
Mar 16Women’s Summit, Bryant University
Apr 12-14Women in the World New York Summit
Apr 15-17Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality
Apr 23-2418th Alliance against Trafficking in Persons Conference
May 14-18WinTRADE WEEK London (Women In Trade)
Jun 6-8WPL Summit 2018
Jun 18-19Forbes Women’s Summit
Jun 19Intl Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
Jul 9-18High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)
Jul 30World Day against Trafficking in Persons
Aug 9National Women’s Day, South Africa
Aug 26Women’s Equality Day, USA
Aug 28Emirati Women’s Day
Sep 12-14Women's Forum Singapore
Sep 18-3073nd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73)
Sep 21EXIT Prostitution - International Conference
Sep 21-22Women Foreign Ministers' Meeting (WFMM)
Oct 18-19S.H.E. Summit
Oct 20-21FiLiA, A Feminist Conference
Nov 41st Lebanese Women’s Day
Nov 14CEASE Summit 2018
Nov 14-16Women's Forum Global Meeting
Nov 23#MeToo and Prostitution
Nov 25 Intl Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2018
Nov 25-Dec 1016 Days of Activism
Nov 26-28Women Leaders Global Forum
Nov 29International Women Human Rights Defenders Day
Dec 6TEDxPlaceDesNationsWomen
Dec 10Human Rights Day




AGENDA 2017EVENT
Jan 21Women’s March
Mar 8Intl Women’s Day 2017
Intl Women’s Strike
Mar 11Women's March Amsterdam
Mar 13-24CSW61
Mar 27Muslim Women's Day
Apr 22March for Science
Jun 8Loud and United! Demonstration to end Violence against Women & Girls
Jun 12World Day Against Child Labour
Jun 12-13Forbes Women’s Summit
Jun 15Women, Leadership and Power, debate and book presentation | NIMD
Jun 17Women’s March Ban the Bomb
Jun 19Intl Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
Jun 22-24Feminist Emergency - International Conference
Jun 23International Widows’ Day
Jun 26-27Women's Forum Rome
Jul 10-19High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)
Jul 112017 London Summit on Family Planning
Jul 20Ideagen UN 2030 Empowering Women and Girls Summit
Jul 30World Day against Trafficking in Persons
Aug 9National Women’s Day, South Africa
Aug 12International Youth Day 2017
Aug 26Women’s Equality Day, USA
Aug 27-Sep 1World Water Week, Stockholm
Sep 6-93rd Asia Pacific Feminist Forum
Sep 11-12WiSTEM, Women in STEM Conference
Sep 12-2572nd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72)
Sep 14Gala de reconnaissance annuel de La Gouvernance au Féminin
Sep 18High-Level Meeting on the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Sep 18-19Concordia Annual Summit
Sep 25Inc. Women's Summit
Sep 25-29WinTRADE WEEK London (Women In Trade)
Sep 28Abortion Rights demonstration, MMF Belgique - WVM Belgïe
Oct 2Financial Inclusion for Freedom and Security, NL
Oct 2Symposium Vrouwen Vluchtelingen Veiligheid, NL
Oct 5-6Women’s Forum Global Meeting
Oct 9-11Most Powerful Women Summit 2017, Fortune Conferences
Oct 14-15FiLiA, A Feminist Conference
Oct 15International Day of Rural Women
Oct 19-20S.H.E. Summit
Oct 21Boston College Women's Summit
Oct 27-29Women’s Convention, Detroit
Nov 1-3TEDWomen conference
Nov 8-9Women's Forum Mexico
Nov 8-9European Women in Technology
Nov 20-21Annual Colloquium - Women's rights in turbulent times
Nov 25Intl Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2017
Nov 28-30WPL Annual Global Summit 2017
Nov 30WeAreTechWomen conference
Dec 10Human Rights Day 2017


Orange Day

Orange Day will be observed on the 25th of every month and takes its title from the official colour of the UN Secretary General’s UNiTE to End Violence Against Women campaign.
> unwomen.org/en/what-we-do/ending-violence-against-women/take-action

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

Families, fertility and feminism: landmarks in women’s rights

by Liz Ford Women have fought long and hard to secure access to family planning and abortion, and reduce maternal mortality. A modern timeline of that struggle tells a story full of highs and lows.
> theguardian.com/global-development/2017/jul/27/families-fertility-feminism-landmarks-in-womens-rights-timeline

United Nations Library and Archives at Geneva
Research Guides – Women and Gender Equality
> libraryresources.unog.ch/women