International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! It’s one day a year, when we stop and think about women all over the world.

Enjoy these free activities from our special Women’s Day English class.


1. Find the hidden objects in the picture.

2. Rank the things from most to least important.

3. Choose characters from the poster, and write a short story from their perspective.


  1. Where in the world are women working to gain the things in the picture?
  2. Why do women and their communities need to fight for their basic needs and human rights?
  3. In what ways are women’s struggles different around the world?
  4. In what ways are women’s struggles similar around the world?
  5. What progress have women and their communities made?
  6. What challenges do they face?
  7. What strategies are they using to be heard?
  8. What are they doing to improve their lives?
  9. In what ways do men and boys benefit when women and girls fight for human rights?
  10. What can we do to support women and their communities to achieve their goals?


What do these quotes mean?
Can you guess the context in which these words were spoken? What was happening?
Do you agree or disagree? Why?

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”
-Coco Chanel

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
-Eleanor Roosevelt

“As a woman, we don’t have to hope to get our dues. We need to get up and get it ourselves.”
-Kangana Ranaut

“Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings.”
-Cheris Kramarae

“We should stop calling feminists ‘feminists’ and just start calling people who aren’t feminist ‘sexist’ – and then everyone else is just a human. You are either a normal person or a sexist.”
-Maisie Williams

“Sex and race, because they are easy and visible differences, have been the primary ways of organizing human beings into superior and inferior groups and into the cheap labour on which this system still depends.”
-Gloria Steinem


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