International Women's Day 2014

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated around the world on 8th March every year. IWD is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. The first IWD was held in 1911. The theme of International Women's Day celebration organised by the Women's Development Research Centre, Universiti Sains Malaysia this year is 'Inspiring Change'. This theme was chosen in conjunction with the proposed theme of the global web-based proponents of the International Women's Day ( This theme focuses on the shared experiences of women who have sparked a positive change towards a successful sustainable life. In this year’s celebration, we invite everyone to share views, experiences, aspirations and expectations towards inspiring change and positive impact on life in this universe. This celebration will be held as follows:
Date    : 11 March 2014 (Tuesday)
Time    : 8.30 am – 1.00 pm
Venue : Dewan Pembangunan Siswa 1, Kompleks Cahaya Siswa, USM

All are cordially invited to this celebration.

Tentative Programme

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