International Women’s Day

5th International Women’s Day Celebrations 2020 -The WomenCentre

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The WomenCentre invite you to the Northern Quarter in Huddersfield for an evening celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Come join us on this free event, including food, talk and a musical event showcasing local female talent, as well as an after party!

This is a charity event and all performers will be giving their time for free. There is no fee on the door but donations will be ecouraged & gratefully received. They will then proceed to the Huddersfield WomenCentre – a fabulous organisation that supports mental health wellbeing of women in Kirklees.

For the day schedule and list of acts, visit the Event’s Facebook page.

More Information on Facebook

Everyone is very welcome to join us for this special evening and we look forward to seeing you there!

 

Venue: Northern Quarter, 28 Wood Street, Huddersfield HD1 1DU

International Women’s Day Event at the Piece Hall

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There will be an International Women’s Day event taking place on Wednesday 13 March, 9:30am-2:35pm in the Caygill Suite at the Piece Hall. The aim of the event is to celebrate women’s achievements and to explore the next steps in terms of the promotion of equality. The event is a partnership event between the WEA, the Women’s Centre, All 1 Collective, Square Chapel and the Piece Hall.

Everybody is welcome at the event and we would really appreciate if you could promote the event to your staff and community groups.

They would be really grateful if you and anybody interested in coming could register by calling 0300 303 3464 with the event reference C3675361, as this helps to estimate numbers.

#BalanceforBetter on International Women’s Day

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Queen’s Road Neighbourhood Centre’s annual International Women’s Day (Friday 8 March 2019) FREE event will take place on Wednesday 6 March, 11:00am-2:00pm.

This year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter. The future is exciting; let’s build a gender-balanced world.

Everyone has a part to play – all the time, everywhere. Balance drives a better working world. Let’s all help create a #BalanceforBetter.

There will be a free raffle, beauty treatments and a guest speaker – award winning local entrepreneur Razan Alsous

All are welcome to this free event. To find out more call Halifax Central Initiative on 01422 365948 or email hci@calderdale.gov.uk

International Women’s Day is powered by the collective efforts of all. Collective action and shared ownership for driving gender parity is what makes International Women’s Day successful.

Gloria Steinem, world-renowned feminist, journalist and activist once explained “The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights.”

So make International Women’s Day your day and do what you can to truly make a positive difference for women.

Hidden Figures Screening for International Women’s Day

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Join Holly Lynch MP for her annual International Women’s Day film screening to raise funds for the Women Centre in Halifax on Thursday 22 Mar, 7:00pm at Red Brick Auditorium, Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax.

Tickets: £7  can be purchased online at https://www.squarechapel.co.uk/book-tickets/?instance_id=110001. For more information call the Box Office on 01422 349422.

Hidden Figures (PG) is the story of three brilliant African-American women at NASA – Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) – serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.

International Women’s Day Festival at Victoria Theatre

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Annapurna Indian Dance are proudly celebrating International Women’s Day with a Festival at Victoria Theatre on Saturday 10 March, 12:30pm-3:00pm. 

Enjoy a variety of activities at this FREE event: Demonstrations of beautiful temple dancing, tap & contemporary dance, storytelling, music, singing and drumming.

We welcome Award Winning classical Indian Dancer, Dr. Swati Raut, who will be presenting excerpts from her innovative dance project “Half of Me” which explores the theme of Assisted Reproductive Therapy whilst drawing parallels from a storyline in the famous Indian epic “Mahabharata”​.

For more information email info@annapurnadance.com

The campaign theme for International Women’s Day 2018 (March 8) is #PressforProgress

With the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away – there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and #PressforProgress. And with global activism for women’s equality fuelled by movements like #MeToo, #TimesUp and more – there is a strong global momentum striving for gender parity.

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