#BreakTheBias - International Women's Day 2022

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a very important time for us as a global Movement for women and girls.

International Women’s Day is a very important time for us as a global Movement for women and girls.

It’s the moment every year which we dedicate to celebrating progress, raising awareness as well as showcasing our commitment to gender equality.

It’s about shining a light on the women and girls who make up our Movement and how amazing they all are.

As one of the chosen charity partners of International Women’s Day, we are excited to partner with individuals and organisations, who like us, want to use IWD to accelerate progress on gender equality.

Donate to the International Women's Day Fund

We have three projects that you can donate to this International Women’s Day:

Supporting Girls to Become Leaders

Empower girls and young women to become leaders, and to learn to stand up for themselves and what they believe is right.

Where the Need is Greatest

Fund the creation of life-changing programmes, developed on a global scale, addressing the biggest priorities for girls and young women.

Emergency Appeal

Support Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in countries bordering Ukraine who are responding with relief efforts for those affected by the conflict there.

By donating you will give the 10 million girls and young women of our global Movement a better chance of realising the equal future they all deserve.

Click here to donate

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Partner with WAGGGS for International Women’s Day

"At WAGGGS we want to build partnerships with organisations that are truly aligned to our vision of a gender equal world. We want to work with partners to invest in girls, and young women, who are changing their own lives and their communities for the better.” - Imogen Fitzpatrick, Head of Strategic Partnerships, WAGGGS

We have a number of ways for corporate supporters to work with us on International Women’s Day, including communications toolkits for internal communications managers, asset suites for marketeers and opportunities for bespoke cause-related marketing partnerships. Get in touch with our Strategic Partnerships Team to receive an information pack:

Gina Mills | Fundraising Manager

International Women’s Day event

What? ‘Women Lead the Way to Break the Bias!’ IWD Event
When? Tuesday 8 March 13:00 -14:30 UTC
Where? Online via Zoom

This International Women's Day, we want to shine a light on the women of the Movement who are leading the way to break the bias!

Join us for this very special online event - you will hear from Engagement Director of IWD and Director of Aurora Ventures, Glenda Slingsby, and some other extraordinary women who break gender biases every day through both their professional and personal achievements. You will also have the chance to learn how Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting and WAGGGS leadership opportunities have helped shape their experiences and given them the space to become the amazing leaders that they are today.

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Get involved on social media

International Women’s Day 2022


The IWD theme for 2022 is #BreakTheBias.

Bias is defined as "prejudice for or against one person or group, especially in a way considered to be unfair." What are the biases or prejudices that girls and women face?

Join us to break these biases by:

1) taking a picture in the #BreakTheBias pose and

2) sharing it on social media with a brief statement about a bias that you think needs breaking.

3) Use the hashtags #BreakTheBias #IWD2022 and tag @wagggsworld!

Follow our campaign on social media in the run up to 8 March to hear more stories of bravery and activism.

Break The Bias with us.

Complete the IWD Activity Pack

We all have a key role to play in raising awareness of the barriers that impact the advancement of women and girls. We can also help educate about the need to challenge gender stereotypes and bias, and we can inspire future generations by celebrating female role models and highlighting the wide range of women's achievements.

Download WAGGGS' Activity Pack on Gender and Women's Rights.

N.B. If you need an editable version to please contact Grace.Tam@wagggs.org.

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IWD communications assets for Member Organisations

Use our communication assets - and pre-written captions - to help encourage your Girl Guide and Girl Scouts to mark the day!

Visit: cutt.ly/IWD_Trello

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