Test Your Knowledge of International Women's Day

From celebrating women to bringing important issues to the forefront - what do you know about March 8?

Erin Shoshana
Created by Erin Shoshana
On Mar 3, 2021

International Women's Day, celebrated on March 8, is meant for all people across the world. As known women's rights leader Gloria Steinem said, "The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist, nor to any one organization, but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights." So let's get to it! How much do you really know about this holiday?

When did International Women's Day begin?

How many countries have women serving as heads of state?

True or False: Women outpace men in both secondary and higher education, yet unemployment rates disproportionately affect women worldwide. 

Is International Women's Day a day or protest or celebration?

What colors symbolize International Women's Day?

True or false? A number of countries have made International Women's Day a public holiday.

Why is International Women's Day celebrated on March 8?

 Is the World Association of Girl Guides and Girls Scouts is officially recognized by International Women's Day?

What color is worn to show support for International Women's Day?


Which country holds the title of ‘The best country for women’? 

True or false? In nearly every country, women work longer hours than men and are paid more than men.


On March 8 you should do which of the following activities?

You're an expert!

You're an expert!

Right on! You know your stuff. Be sure to spread the word!

You're getting there.

You're getting there.

You did ok, but not great. Try learning more about IWD in order to make the holiday more meaningful for you.

You could use a brush up

You could use a brush up

Your knowledge of this holiday is in need of some fine-tuning. The good news? It;s never too late to learn, explore, discuss, and expand those horizons!

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