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Events and special projects

The Government continues to engage with women and men at events on specific topics. You will find information about these events and special projects relating to gender equality below.

International Women's Day (IWD) falls on March 8 every year and is a day of global celebration of women's achievements.

A sculpture to mark the contribution of Scottish women to improving women's lives and advancing democracy was unveiled at the Scottish Parliament on December 14, 2006.