The root of BPW International’s advocacy is embedded in the work with the United Nations. BPW International lobbied for the formation of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), submitted many written and oral statements to the UN on many women’s issues.
Launched on International Women's Day, the Women's Empowerment Principles-Equality Means Business suggests seven steps for companies to take to empower women in the workplace and the market place.
ITC, International Trade Center's mission is to foster sustainable economic development and contribute to achieving the Millennium Development Goals in developing countries and countries with economies in transition through trade and international business development.
The Equal Pay Day marks the period of extra days in the current year which women need to work to achieve the same wages that men earned during the previous financial year.
The International Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW International) develops the professional, leadership and business potential of women on all levels through advocacy, mentoring, networking, skill building and economic empowerment programs and projects around the world.
Taskforces and Projects
A new tool of BPW International adopted at Congress in Jeju, South Korea, gives members the opportunity to volunteer at the international level as Project or Taskforce Chairs, Taskforce Members, Experts or Committed Members.