REAL Women participates in the "Women of the World" Declaration, which has been endorsed by more than 130 NGOs from around the world. This Women's Declaration will be presented to the European Parliament in Brussels, and to the UN Commission on the Status of Women meeting in New York, as well as to other institutions, and to politicians around the world, to share an understanding of "womanhood" as experienced by the majority of women worldwide.
REAL Women is dedicated to promoting the equality, advancement and well-being of women, whether at home, in the workplace or in the community, and to motivating government to integrate the needs of the family into government policy and legislation.
Gwendolyn Landolt, national vice-president of REAL Women of Canada, stated that "International Women's Day, March 8, is the day that feminists use to promote their ideology and their conception of women, demanding that women be treated exactly the same as men. They do not promote the concept that men and women are complementary to each other: different, but equal. It is a perception that is too often ignored."
REAL Women is publicizing this initiative to promote and affirm the role of women in society, their feminine identity, as well as the role of motherhood. This does not mean that women are not equal to men in the labour market, but that their identity is different from that of men.