Canadian delegation attends world conference on International Women’s Year

On today’s date in 1975, the Canadian delegation attended the opening of the world conference on International Women’s Year.

The next month, on July 14, Canada Post issued an eight-cent deep yellow/grey/black stamp (CS Scott # 668) as part of its United Nations International Women’s Year issue. Printed by the British American Bank Note Company, the stamps have 13-plus perforations and general tagging along two opposite sides, measuing 25 x 30 mm (vertical).

Stamps of the German Democratic Republic depicted women of different nations as well as the United Nations logo.

Stamps of the German Democratic Republic depicted women of different nations as well as the United Nations logo.

The year 1975 was designated International Women’s Year by the United Nations. Since then, March 8 has been celebrated as International Women’s Day. Meanwhile, the United Nations Decade for Women (1976–1985) was also established.

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