International Women's Day 2018

How will you celebrate March 8?

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is a day to highlight the achievements of women and also to bring attention to the inequalities that women continue to face. University of Ottawa Archives and Special Collections invites you to reflect on this important day by showcasing some related items from our collections.

Be inspired by the second wave women’s movement…

Do you know how women fought for equality in Canada?

Did you know that the Archives and Special Collections of the University of Ottawa contains and preserves an important collection of original documents relating to the history of the women’s movement from the 1970s-1990s?

We invite you to celebrate March 8 by delving into the archives. Be inspired by the women who took to the streets to protest and advocate for women’s equality from the 1970s to the 1990s, and also those who worked from behind the scenes. Discover the hidden treasures in our collections.