Stay informed of USAID’s major publicity campaigns  in support of gender equality, and let GenDev know what you are doing to mark these events.

GenDev leads and participates in several annual publicity campaigns to educate the public, inspire action, and unite the international community around important issues related to gender equality and women’s empowerment.

USAID global staff are encouraged to participate in these campaigns through local outreach and use of official campaign hashtags on social media. Contact to keep GenDev informed of any Mission-level or local publicity efforts.

Annual Gender-related Campaigns

February 6: International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

March 8: International Women’s Day

March 31: International Transgender Day of Visibility*

April 22: Earth Day*

April 28: International Girls in ICT Day*

May 28: Menstrual Hygiene Day

August 12: International Youth Day*

Oct. 11: International Day of the Girl

November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Nov. 25-Dec. 10: 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

*These events are led by other USAID bureaus/offices with participation from GenDev.