International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on the 8th of March. It is an important day to help celebrate women’s achievements and raise awareness about women’s equality.
The theme of International Women’s Day in 2021 is ‘Choose to Challenge’. Sustrans have developed 3 school resources to help raise awareness of International women’s day, celebrate women’s achievements and challenge stereotypes and bias that may exist in relation to women and girls who ride a bike, scooter or walk.
Before you move on to some activities, we have a clip that we hope will inspire you to ‘choose to challenge’ this International Women’s Day.
Have a go at our ‘Walk for Water’ worksheet to learn about the disproportionate role many women in Sub-Saharan Africa play in collecting water for their families before getting outside to create your own water vessel out of natural materials.
Now, why not try our ‘Letter of Inspiration’ activity which involves penning a letter of appreciation to a woman who inspires you. We hope you enjoy these activities and ‘choose to challenge’ this International Women’s Day.