International Women's day
, an event that has been celebrated since the early part of the 20th century
will take place this Sunday 8th March.
One of the themes of this year is "Women and men united to end violence against women and girls" and as part of that campaign One Ten
are asking people to pledge support for an online campaign by users of My Space, Twitter and Facebook on Friday 6th March.
There is a rally organised to mark International Women's Day, Million Women Rise, on Saturday 7th. The march starts at 12pm in Portman Square W1 and finishes in Waterloo Place at 2.30pm with a rally.
Donations: Million Women Rise, c/o Vivienne Hayes, Women's Resource Centre, 33-41 Dallington Street, London EC1V OBB. Cheques should be made payable to MILLION WOMEN RISE.
Closer to home, the College of North East London is hosting a special day on March 14th
and there will be a showing of Mama Mia
at West Green Learning Centre on Friday 6th March, 50% of money raised to be donated to Women's Aid.
The Museum of London are hosting a number of events celebrating women in history. Details here
The International Women's Day events calendar
Haringey's domestic violence advice and support centre
End Violence against women website
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