International Women's Day
March 8 is International Women’s Day — a day to recognize women’s achievements and acknowledge the challenges they continue to face in the quest for gender equality.
International Women's Day poster
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This poster is in a colourful pop-art style with a bright yellow polka-dot background. The top of this poster reads “International Women’s Day 2017” in purple text. It features the images of several characters of various skin tones, including a young woman in a hijab holding a basketball and a man in a business suit feeding a baby with a bottle. In the foreground is a woman with a speech bubble that reads “#EqualityMatters”. At the bottom of the poster in a purple bar, the departmental identifier, Canada 150 logo and Canada Wordmark appear in white text.
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2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Confederation — a chance to take stock of the progress we’ve made as a country and recommit ourselves to achieving our shared goals like gender equality.
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