International Women's Day

March 8 is International Women's Day (IWD). IWD originated in the USA in 1908, when women garment workers held demonstrations protesting against their appalling and dangerous working conditions. Women's struggles is union business.

AAWL, in solidarity with workers internationally, will celebrate IWD on the 8th of March in Melbourne, Australia. AAWL will read out IWD messages from international organisations at this time. You can send these to