International Women’s Day 2009

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International Women’s Day 2009 – BME Women
25-Feb : * Doncaster City Council
* Doncaster

Women’s Film & Discussion Night
02-Mar : * IWD Merseyside
20:00 * Liverpool

International Women’s Day 2009 – Celebration of Women’s Achievements
04-Mar : * Doncaster City Council
* Doncaster

Celebrating Women – Ailbhe Smyth : Feminist Activist & Academic
04-Mar : * Ailbhe Smyth
11:00 * Dublin

International Women’s Day and the Outstanding Women’s Awards Presentation
04-Mar : * Southern Brooks Community Partnership
19:00 * Badley Stoke

Feminist Open Forum marks International Women’s Day
04-Mar : * Feminist Open Forum
19:30 * Dublin

Innovation and inspiration on the menu as ITWales marks International Women’s Day 2009
05-Mar : * ITWales
* Swansea

Closing the gender gap – free conference – Scunthorpe
05-Mar : * North Lincolnshire Council
* Scunthorpe

Celebration of International Women’s Day Breakfast
05-Mar : * West London Business Network
08:30 * London Westminster

Inspiring Women: Challenging Voices, Changing Times
05-Mar : * Banúlacht and the National Women’s Council of Ireland
09:15 * Dublin

General Debate On International Women’s Day
05-Mar : * House of Commons
10:30 * London Westminister

Fashion, gender & body image
05-Mar : * KCL Women’s Network
11:30 * London

Marian Keyes And V V Brown ‘Rock And Write’ In Support Of Women’s Aid for IWD
05-Mar : * Penguin and Island Records
13:00 * London Central

Do women need a leg up in politics?
05-Mar : * One World Action
13:30 * London N1

Revolutionary Irish Women Doctors 1916 to the Civil War
05-Mar : * Anne McLellan
18:00 * Dublin

International Women’s Day – An Evening of Poetry
05-Mar : * Books from Scotland
18:30 * Edinburgh

Making a difference: Gender in the state, the workplace and the family International Women’s Day event
05-Mar : * Girton College
18:30 * London LSE

Women Reporting from the Frontline: an evening of discussion with award-winning foreign correspondents
05-Mar : * Amnesty
19:00 * London EC2

International Women’s Day City Breakfast 2009 to raise funds for Refuge
06-Mar : * City of London Corporation
08:00 * London City

50 million missing protest
06-Mar : * Various
08:00 * London EC2

Missions, Mercy and Medicine – Women and Health in the East End
06-Mar : * Tower Hamlets PCT
09:30 * London Whitechapel

Have you ever wanted to change the world but don’t know where to start? Discover the inspirational woman inside
06-Mar : * Ruskin College
09:30 * Oxford

International Women’s Day Festival Fermanagh
06-Mar : * Fermanagh Women’s network
10:00 * Enniskillen

Swansea Women’s Aid Celebrate International Women’s Day
06-Mar : * Swansea Women’s Aid
10:00 * Swansea

Women’s Health Information and Support Centre (WHISC) Open Day
06-Mar : * WHISC
10:00 * Liverpool

WiRE help promote International Women’s Day
06-Mar : * WiRE
10:30 * Bromsgrove

International Women’s Day at Kuumba Imani Millenium Centre
06-Mar : * Kuumba Imani Millenium Centre
12:00 * Liverpool

Celebrate International Women’s Day – Civic Lunch
06-Mar : * Bradford City Council
12:00 * Bradford

International Women’s Day: Inspiring Potential
06-Mar : * University of Teesside
12:00 * Teesside

Suffragette honoured in Morpeth
06-Mar : * Various
12:30 * Morpeth

International Women’s Day Free Workshop for Disabled Women
06-Mar : * Breakthrough UK
13:00 * Manchester Ardwick

International Solidarity for Women’s Liberation
06-Mar : * Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq- UK
19:00 * London

Lliw Valley Women’s Aid, Neath Women’s Aid and Port Talbot Women’s Aid Invite you to Celebrate International Women’s Day with them!
06-Mar : * Lliw Valley Women’s Aid, Neath Women’s Aid and Port Talbot Women’s Aid
19:00 * Clydach

Comedy event for Peterborough International Women’s Day
07-Mar : * Peterborough IWD Forum
* Perterboroug

Northern TUC takes International Women’s Day regional
07-Mar : * Northern TUC
*

Women in Palestine – U.K. tour 3rd to 11th March 2009
07-Mar : * Twinning with Palestine Network
* Various

Scottish Women’s Convention – International Women’s Day 2009
07-Mar : * SWC
* Edinburgh

International Women’s Day 2009 – Young Women
07-Mar : * Doncaster City Council
* Doncaster

Secularism and Women’s Rights – IWD Conference
07-Mar : * Women’s Liberation
* Sweden

York International Women’s Week – until 14th March
07-Mar : * York City Council Women’s Working Group
* York

International Women’s Day – Forum for Women of the Caribbean
07-Mar : * Forum for Women of the Caribbean
* Northolt

Sugar & Spice 3, Me, Myself and I (and 8th March)
07-Mar : * Lesbian and Gay Foundation
* Manchester

Seeds of Change – A weekend of inspirational workshops for women in celebration of International Women’s Day – and 8th March
07-Mar : * Over the Rainbow
* Wales Ceredigion

A Home in the Highlands
07-Mar : * Women@Work
* Inverness

Prada Protest for International Women’s Day!
07-Mar : * Various
09:30 * London Central

International Women’s Day at Sgoil Lionacleit
07-Mar : * NHS Western Isles
09:30 * Benbecula

International Women’s Day (IWD) conference
07-Mar : * Birmingham Women’s Policy Group
10:00 * Birmingham B18

International Women’s Day 2009 – Elphinstone
07-Mar : * Various
10:00 * Elphinstone

Arun International Women’s Day Celebration
07-Mar : * Arun International Women’s Day Group
10:00 * Bornor Regis

International Women’s Day Celebration Merseyside Caribbean Community Centre
07-Mar : * Merseyside Caribbean Community Centre
10:00 * Liverpool

Women Around The World – Event To Mark International Women’s Day
07-Mar : * Derby City Council
10:00 * Derby

International Women’s Day Gathering Brighton & Hove
07-Mar : * International Women’s Day Committee
10:00 * Brighton

International Womens Day Event featuring Ale Douvan and Bollywood Grooves
07-Mar : * Account3
11:00 * London E3

International Women’s Day
07-Mar : * Hounslow Borough Police in partnership with London Borough of Hounslow
11:00 * Hounslow

LesBiCon
07-Mar : * LIKT
11:00 * Manchester

Medway International Women’s Day – Our Lives, Our Choices
07-Mar : * Various
12:00 * Medway

Million Women Rise March
07-Mar : * MWR
12:00 * London W1 Portman Square

‘Women, Peace & Empowerment’ Festival
07-Mar : * IWD Merseyside
12:00 * Liverpool

International Women’s Day Malvern Event
07-Mar : * Malvern Fringe Arts
12:30 * Malvern

Inviting women to celebrate International Women’s Day! explore, dream & experience
07-Mar : * Inner Space
14:00 * London Central

Celebration of International Women’s Day taking action for WOZA in Belfast
07-Mar : * Amnesty Belfast
14:00 * Belfast

Million Women Rise Rally and Celebration
07-Mar : * MWR
14:30 * London Waterloo Place

Celebration of International Women’s Day
07-Mar : * Muslim Womens Association of Edinburgh and Womens Federation for World Peace
14:45 * Edinburgh

Join March 7 events against Sharia and Religious-based Tribunals in Britain and elsewhere
07-Mar : * One Law for All
15:30 * London Central

Sharia Law, Sexual Apartheid and Women’s Rights
07-Mar : * One Law for All Campaign against Sharia law in Britain
18:00 * London Central

Million Women Rise After March Love Celebration & Fundraiser
07-Mar : * MWR
18:00 * London WC1

Birds on Bikes Night Ride
07-Mar : * London Cycling Campaign
18:30 * London Central

Reclaim the Night – followed by after party at 9pm
07-Mar : * IWD Merseyside
19:30 * Liverpool

Electric Landladies at Chats Palace – International Womens Day Celebration
07-Mar : * Blow the Fuse
19:45 * London Hackney

International Women’s Day celebration in Reading
07-Mar : * Reading International Solidarity Centre
20:00 * Reading

Amazone International Women’s Day Weekend Extravaganza! Women Only Disco
07-Mar : * Amazone
20:30 * Lancaster

Celebrate women in business and education at a special show at Dunstable’s Grove Theatre
08-Mar : * Women into Work, Education and Business
* Dunstable

Scottish Women’s Aid Virtual Exhibition “What is a woman in 2009” for International Women’s Day
08-Mar : * Scottish Women’s Aid
* Virtual

Has the situation in Palestine affected the status of women and children?
08-Mar : * Dundee Quakers and Dundee Nablus Twinning Association
* Dundee

Rosa Luxemburg – London Socialist Pary IWD Event
08-Mar : * London Socialist Party
* London

AMARC’s 2009 celebration of International Women’s Day! A global broadcast
08-Mar : * AMARC
01:00 * Global

International Women’s Day Hull
08-Mar : * Hull Women’s Centre
09:00 * Hull

Alexander Technique Workshop for Women on International Women’s Day 2009
08-Mar : * Hilary King
10:00 * London Stoke Newington

Celebrating Women – Midlands TUC International Women’s Day Conference
08-Mar : * Midlands TUC
10:00 * Birmingham

International Women’s Day Events throughout the day at Exeter Phoenix
08-Mar : * Devon County Council
10:00 * Exeter

International Women’s Day Event at Cumbernauld Theatre
08-Mar : * Cumbernauld Theatre and the Studio Arts Forum
10:00 * Cumbernauld

International Women’s Day at the Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms
08-Mar : * IWM
11:00 * London Central

Great Women Of Dublin – Historical Walking Tour with leading historian, Pat Liddy
08-Mar : * Dublin City Council
12:00 * Dublin

Bristol Link with Nicaragua IWD 09 celebration
08-Mar : * Bristol Link
12:00 * Bristol

Be Inspired: International Women’s Day Reading with Eileen Casey, Celia de Fréine, Anne Hartigan and Ann Leahy
08-Mar : * Various
12:00 * Dublin

International Women’s Day Bournemouth
08-Mar : * Various
12:00 * Bournemouth

Celebrating the bravery of Zimbabwean women human rights defenders on International Women’s Day
08-Mar : * Amensty Dublin
13:00 * Dublin

International Women’s Day – Manchester
08-Mar : * Manchester City Council
13:00 * Manchester

Feminist Walking Tour – Dublin – 8th March 2009
08-Mar : * Choice Ireland, the RAG collective and the Lashback collective
13:00 * Dublin

“Lab Coats and Lace” – 8th March 2009 – Dublin
08-Mar : * WITS and Dublin City Book Festival
13:15 * Dublin

From Margaret to Mary – free herstory walk
08-Mar : * Various
13:30 * Edinburgh

Amazone International Women’s Day Weekend Extravaganza! Indoor Market Women Stallholders Mixed Event. Fundraiser for Lancaster Women’s Aid
08-Mar : * Amazone
13:30 * Lancaster

Seren Poets Celebration International Women’s Day in Cardiff
08-Mar : * Seren
13:30 * Cardiff

Celebrating Diversity, in Pursuit Of Equality
08-Mar : * West Midlands Wraparound Services Team
14:00 * Birmingham

A women’s walking event is taking place at Daventry Country Park
08-Mar : * Daventry.gov
14:00 * Daventry

W@W and Kilmartin House Museum celebrate International Women’s Day
08-Mar : * Women@Work
14:00 * Argyll

International Women’s Day
08-Mar : * Wirksworth Amnesty group
14:30 * Darley Dale, Derbyshire

The Association of Turkish Women in the UK (BTKD) conference to mark this year’s International Women’s Day
08-Mar : * Association of Turkish Women in the UK
15:00 * London SW1

Gude Cause Fundraising Concert
08-Mar : * Gude Cause
18:00 * Edinburgh

Reclaim the Night Edinburgh 2009 on International Women’s Day
08-Mar : * RTN Edinburgh
18:45 * Edinburgh

International Women’s Day Celebration (proceeds to Women in Tune)
08-Mar : * WiT
19:00 * Lampeter

Celebrity Funny Women on International Women’s Day
08-Mar : * Funny Women
19:00 * London SE1

International Women’s Day Amnesty Pub Quiz
08-Mar : * Amnesty local group
19:30 * London WC1

EMERGENCY Women’s night in London
08-Mar : * EMERGENCY
19:30 * London SE1

International Women’s Day Fundraiser – Solace Women’s Aid
08-Mar : * Solace
20:00 * London Central

Improving Futures: Working Together to End Domestic Violence
09-Mar : * The Haven Wolverhampton
09:30 * Wolverhampton

Women in Devon, Power and Politics Conference
09-Mar : * Devon County Council
09:30 * Exeter

International Women’s Day St Albans
09-Mar : * St Albans City and District Council
10:30 * St Albans

International Women’s Day Celebration 2009
09-Mar : * Nottingham Women’s Centre
11:00 * Nottingham

TUC International Women’s Day Evening Reception
09-Mar : * TUC
18:00 * London Central

Veronica Dunne: My Life in Music
09-Mar : * Veronica Dunne
19:00 * Dublin

Women’s Aid Charity Film Night
09-Mar : * Women’s Aid Ireland
19:00 * Dublin

Chinese women in the UK and the world
10-Mar : *
* Manchester

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2009 in Brent
10-Mar : * Brent Council
09:30 * London Brent

Honour Based Violence is Domestic Violence
10-Mar : * Leeds.gov
13:30 * Leeds

BEV 5th London Film Festival – 5th to 13th March 2009
11-Mar : * Birds Eye View
* London

One hundred portraits of women in science display until 13th March
11-Mar : * Imperial College London
* London West

International Women’s Day – City University – Women and the Credit Crunch (and 13th March)
11-Mar : * Staff Development Unit
* London Central

International Women’s Day – Still Relevant?
11-Mar : * Ailbhe Smyth
12:00 * Dublin

Meet the Workers (linked to Prada protest)
11-Mar : * Various
18:00 * London Central

IWD Vigil – 8 for 8
11-Mar : * Women in Black and 7 other women’s networks
18:00 * London Central

IWD Vigil – Women in Black and 8 other women’s networks
11-Mar : * WiB
18:00 * London Edith Cavell Statue

Sex Traffic – Discussion at ICA
11-Mar : * ICA
19:00 * London W1

Addressing Domestic Violence in Russia and Uzbekistan – IWD Event in Wolverhamtpon
12-Mar : * Haven Wolverhampton
13:00 * Wolverhampton
International Women’s Day Events – Lewes District – 7th to 14th March
14-Mar : * Lewes District Council
* Sussex

International Women’s Day Events at Glasgow Women’s Library (2nd to 20th March)
14-Mar : * Glasgow Women’s Library
* Glasgow

A celebration of womanhood will take place in South Tyneside to raise money for rape victims (until 14th March)
14-Mar : * Primrose Community Centre Jarrow
* Tyneside

What Manchester Women Want exhibition – until 21 March 2009
14-Mar : * Various
* Manchester

The Women’s Art Show 2009 – until 14th March
14-Mar : * Fairfields Art Centre
* Reading

International Women’s Day 2009 Festival – until 17 March 2009
14-Mar : * Cymru Women
* Cardiff
Dundee Women’s Festival – until 15th March
14-Mar : * Various
* Dundee

Personal Safety Empowerment Workshop for Women and Girls to celebrate International Women’s Day
14-Mar : * Women’s Business Centre
10:00 * London East Ham

Girls’ World – Celebrating International Women’s Day
14-Mar : * YWCA Scotland
10:00 * Edinburgh

International Women’s Day – A free day out for women in Haringey
14-Mar : * LB Haringey
11:00 * Haringey Women’s Forum

No! The Rape Documentary
15-Mar : * ICA
16:00 * London Central

International Women’s Day Poetry Event
15-Mar : * 3345 Club
19:00 * Liverpool

Safeguarding victims: Prevention and Protection in Practice Forced Marriage & ‘Honour’ Crimes – Free Conference
17-Mar : * Various
* Cardiff

Reclaim the Night
17-Mar : * NUS Wales Women’s Campaign & Wales Women’s National Coalition
19:00 * Cardiff

Mama Africa: African Women in Concert
20-Mar : * Wom@tt
20:00 * London

Women and the Environment
21-Mar : * Great Lakes African Women’s Network
14:00 * London


wisewords 4 – 28 March 09
24-Mar : * Alternative Arts
* London

Southbank features a month of films with prominent female characters (until 25th March)
24-Mar : * National Film Theatre
* London Southbank

Tongues on Fire – Asian Women’s Film Festival – throughout March
24-Mar : * Tongues on Fire
* London various

Celebrating Women – March 1 to 31 2009 – Over 25 events
24-Mar : * LB southwark
* Southwark

Image Of Black Women Film Festival 2009 – African Descent Women In Cinema – 5th Anniversary (until 29th)
27-Mar : * Images of Black Women
* London Kilburn

Conference on Polygamy
28-Mar : * KRWO
10:30 * London

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Written by womeninlondon

4 March 2009 at 8:12 pm