International Women's Day is coming up quick and you know what that means: worldwide parades, festivals, rallies and more. With so much going on, it's easy to get overwhelmed trying to search for something to do on March 8, which is why I've compiled this sweet list of activities for you. Here are seven ways to celebrate International Women's Day 2019 so you can let your feminist flag fly high.
Each year, people use the holiday to celebrate how far women have come and to also speak out on issues that still affect women. This year, the official United Nations theme is Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change, focusing on innovative ways to help build equality for women across the world, while the International Women's Day (IWD) website uses the theme is #BalanceforBetter,a call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world. "Right now is a great and important time in history to do everything possible to help forge a more gender-balanced world. Women have come a long way, yet there's still more to be achieved," a statement on the site reads.
And with that in mind, there are plenty of ways you can innovate, celebrate, or just treat yo'self. From concerts and conferences to festivals and workshops, there are various opportunities going on around the world to raise awareness, celebrate achievement, or rally for change to help forge a more gender-balanced world. Take a look at seven things you can do to celebrate the holiday below.