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International Women’s Day 2021 celebration


New Building Conference Hall, ICIMOD, Kathmandu

Date & Time

08 March 2021


Chanda Gurung & Sudas Sharma

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2021 at ICIMOD

International Women’s Day is celebrated throughout the globe on 8 March every year to appreciate the remarkable contributions of women to our society. This day is dedicated to honouring the life, struggles, and determination of women. Our theme this year theme is “Choose to challenge: Empowering women as leaders for gender equality in the new normal”, which highlights the importance of challenging biases and misconceptions to create a more inclusive and gender-equal world.

As in the past, ICIMOD will be celebrating this important day by organizing various programmes in-house on Monday, 8 March 2021:

  1. Message from the Director General
  2. Newspaper articles
  3. Photo contest on the theme
  4. Video presentation
  5. Webinars on the theme
  6. Announcement and presentation of the Gender Innovation Award 2021