On this International Women's Day (8 March) and throughout the 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (15-26 March) Women Deliver will join advocates, governments, the private sector, and civil society leaders around to world as they gather to promote gender equality and the empowerment of all girls and women to build a more equal future.

We invite you to read our International Women's Day op-ed and check out the events Women Deliver staff, Young Leaders, or our partners will participate in or sponsor, below. You can also follow us on Twitter for live coverage from each of these events.

"Gender Equality is The Roadmap We Need to Overcome Our Most Pressing Global Challenges"

Achieving gender equality must be central to the actions we take in response to COVID-19 and other barriers to progress. Advancing gender equality is the shared roadmap we need to set in motion actions that help us not only recover, but come out on the other side of our most pressing global challenges stronger.

>> Read more in our International Women's Day op-ed in IPS News

Our Top 10 Events: Tune In and Take Action

5th Gender Equality, Wellness, and Leadership Summit
Monday, March 8 | 3:00 AM-6:00 AM ET

Join the Motsepe Foundation to explore actions needed to advance gender parity, with a focus on the perspectives of young people and the role of girls and women as leaders on sustainable development.
United Nations Observance of International Women’s Day
Monday, March 8 | 10:00 AM-12:30 PM ET

Join UN Women to celebrate the girls and women who are laying the groundwork for a gender-equal future and build a drumbeat ahead of upcoming Generation Equality Forums in Mexico City (29-31 March 2021) and Paris (June 2021).
Climate Action and Gender Equality: Can We Close the Gap on One Without the Other?
Monday, March 8 | 9:30 AM-11:00 AM ET

Join the COP26 Presidency and Chatham House to learn how gender equality and climate action go hand in hand, and why there has never been a better time to take gender-responsive climate action.
King's College London: International Women's Day 2021
Tuesday, March 9 | 7:00 AM-8:00 AM ET

Join the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership and Ipsos Mori to discuss what’s next for gender equality as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Networking for Novel Solutions at the Nexus of Women and Climate
Tuesday, March 9 | 9:20 AM-10:20 AM ET

Join Pathfinder International in an interactive session bringing together stakeholders working on women and climate in Africa to identify high-impact ideas to advance women-led climate solutions at-scale.
"Thank You" Doesn't Pay the Bills: Join EPIC and Close the Gender Pay Gap
Wednesday, March 17 | 9:00 AM-10:15 AM ET

Join the Government of Switzerland and Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) to discuss solutions and global initiatives with the power to reduce the gender pay gap, even during times of crisis. 
"Generation SRHR!" Ensuring Universal Access to SRHR: A Priority for the New Alliances of the Generation Equality Forum
Thursday, March 18 | 9:00 AM-11:30 AM ET

Join the Generation Equality Forum's Action Coalition on Bodily Autonomy and SRHR to discuss priority actions for ramping up global momentum on realizing universal access to SRHR.
Second Adolescent Girls Dialogue on Feminist Movements and Leadership, and Participation in Generation Equality
Thursday, March 18 | 10:00 AM - 11:30AM ET 

Join the Generation Equality Youth Taskforce and the Adolescent Girls Investment Plan for a multigenerational dialogue on adolescent girls engagement and best practices for youth and adolescent girls co-leadership and co-ownership of gender equality.
Generation Equality Forum - Interactive Side Event at CSW65
Friday, March 19 | 10:00 AM-11:30 AM ET

Join UN Women and the governments of Mexico and France as they raise the curtain on the Generation Equality Forum, kicking off in Mexico City on 29-31 March, and build momentum toward bigger, bolder commitments to gender equality in 2021 and beyond. 
Gender Equal Health and Care Workforce: Enabling Women to Lead
Tuesday, March 23 | 9:00 AM-10:30 AM ET

Join the Government of France, the WHO, Women in Global Healthand the Global Health Workforce Network in a discussion on how to accelerate progress on closing the gender leadership gap in the health workforce. 
Check out even more side events on NGO CSW's virtual platform
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