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Achieving gender equality underpins social work, as part of social services' commitment to human rights and social justice. Discover how some of our members are celebrating this year's International Women's Day.


Vienna City Council– Department for Social Welfare, Social and Public Health Law has an extensive programme of activities to celebrate International Women's Day.

The Consortium of Retirement Homes in Vienna is organising an online session focusing on women with dementia as part of their online series #demenzRAUM to mark the International Women's Day.


The City of Leuven is organising a programme on solidarity between feminist generations, groups, and emancipation movements.

The Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities launched an initiative for local governments to raise awareness and promote gender equality.


Seine-Maritime County Council  is organising a series of events for the week of International Women’s Day, including a podcast. Read more.

 The European Collectivity of Alsace is organising a role-play on gender equality.


Pro Arbeit - County Offenbach - (AöR) Municipal Job Centre is developing a policy to allow mothers with a history of migration to work as childminders as part of the AMIF-funded project Mums@Work. Discover the project “Mothers 4 Mothers – Combining Childcare and Labour Market Opportunities for Women” here


The National Council of Social Workers together with the National Social Workers Foundation (FNAS) has published the report  "Care, relationship, profession: gender issues in social service. The Italian contribution to the international debate which can be downloaded for free (in Italian).


Regional Government of Andalucía - Department for Equality, Conciliation and Social Policies is celebrating an open day on March 8 to reaffirm its effort to eliminate the wage gap and to promote equal opportunities.

United Kingdom

The University of Birmingham is running a diverse programme of events throughout March, focusing on women’s voices history and experience.