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International Women’s Day 2015

The RCOG marked International Women’s Day (IWD) 2015 on 6 March 2015 with an event on the theme ‘Working together to stop gender-based domestic violence’.


We filmed four of the lectures at IWD, which you can access by clicking on the links below:

You can also follow how the day unfolded on our Storify page.

Checklist for healthcare practitioners

We have brought together hints and tips for healthcare professionals generated in the day’s workshop session:

The importance of International Women’s Day

Watch Professor Susan Bewley, from the Women’s Health Academic Centre at King’s College London, explain the importance of International Women’s Day and why the RCOG focused on domestic violence for the 2015 event.

Find out more

For more information about International Women’s Day, please visit the UN website.

Our 2016 International Women’s Day event focused on ‘Joining up care in maternal mental health’. You can view presentations from the day, and download checklists aimed at improving clinical practice, from the IWD 2016 page.

Elsewhere on the site

International Women’s Day 2016: Joining up care in maternal mental health
See presentations, practical checklists, photos, and highlights from our 2016 event, which focused on improving maternal mental health.
About the RCOG
Find out more about the College and its work to improve health care for women in the UK and around the world.