International Women's Day

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day was first celebrated in 1911 then the preoccupation was the vote for women, the right to work, to hold public office and to end discrimination. Over a hundred years later how far have we come? Not so far as we would like to think. In certain countries things have even got worse. Afghanistan in the late 70’s was booming and Kabul a market place for the whole of the east a vibrant and vital city. 

We’d love to hear your thoughts on what International Women’s Day means today and what are top of your list that needs sorting. Tell us on our Instagram here

This weekend is full of events to celebrate International Women’s Day, take a look:

South bank centre 10-12 March
WOW women of the world festival. Now in its 13th year a must of events and activities. Find out more
The Feel Good Club - Fri 8th March
Celebrate Women in Sport sponsored by Manchester City. Find out more
The Acapella -  Fri 8th March
Women2Women A woman empowering, change and networking event. Find out more
St Cecilia Hall, University of Edinburgh - Fri 8th March
A celebration of women in music. Featuring the diversity of women in the music scene. Find out more
The Wee Retreat -  Fri 8th March
IWD 2024  A creative and mindful celebration of womankind. Find out more
Hodge House, HCR Cardiff -  Fri 8th March
IWD Let’s inspire inclusion. Find out more

Or simply join in virtually...

Women in the workplace: IWD Reflections. Find out more
International women’s day panel - Inspire inclusion. Find out more
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