2017 promises to be a significant year for international women and children’s health. Click on the month below, or scroll down, to see key dates planned for the year ahead.

To add additional dates to this calendar, email info@CanWaCH.ca.

 


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March June September December 

  

January 2017

 

February 2017

5 – 11: International Development Week

6: Internal Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

20: World Day of Social Justice

 

March 2017

1:  Zero Discrimination Day

8: International Women’s Day

13-24: 61sh Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61)

22: World Water Day

24: World Tuberculosis Day

 

April 2017

3 – 4: The Gender Equality Forum 2017 – Toronto

3 – 7: 50th Session on the Commission on Population and Development

7: World Health Day

25: World Malaria Day

 

May 2017

3 – 5: World Economic Forum on Africa 2017 – Durban, South Africa

5: International Day of the Midwife

21: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

23: International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

 

June 2017

12: World Day Against Child Labour

16: International Day of the African Child 

20: World Refugee Day

 

July 2017

11: World Population Day

18: Nelson Mandela International Day

28: World Hepatitis Day

 

August 2017

12: International Youth Day

19: World Humanitarian Day

 

September 2017

5: International Day of Charity

12: International Day for South-South Cooperation

26: World Contraception Day

 

October 2017

11: International Day of the Girl Child

13: International Day for Disaster Reduction

15: International Day of Rural Women

16: World Food Day

17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

24: World Polio Day

24: World Development International Day

 

November 2017

12: World Pneumonia Day

17: World Prematurity Day

19: World Toilet Day

20: Universal Children’s Day

25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

 

December 2017

1: World AIDS Day

10: Human Rights Day

12: Universal Health Coverage Day

18: International Migrants Day