ICHR Canada urges the authorities to ensure that participants in events marking International Women’s Day on March 8 are protected from violence.

March 8th is mark International Women’s Day by celebrating woman, and women human rights defenders by taking action to end gender-based discrimination and violence.


Around the world, and in Canada women and non-binary people that have experience discrimination and violence because of who they are, get together to celebrate woman, and women human rights defenders.
The huge task of holding those responsible for these human rights violations, and abuses is mostly left to These courageous advocates. Whom work selflessly to create a more just and equal world, for all. They do so while dealing with their own experiences of discrimination, violence, and their own safety