International Women’s Day 2013

un womenCentral Coast International Women’s Day March

When: Friday 8th March, commencing at 9.45am.
Where:  Assemble at the Cnr of Burns Crescent and Mann Streets Gosford and to proceed to Kibble Park.

The theme of this year’s March is “Voiceless Women”. For more information email Alison Amos at alison.amos@gosford.nsw.gov.au

Sydney International Women’s Day Poetry Collection Launch

When: Friday 8 March – 6pm to 7.30pm

Where:  NSW State Library
Celebrate the role of women in literature at this launch of a collection of poetry by female poets from all over the world. Professor Elizabeth Webby will host the celebration of Women’s Work: a Collection of Contemporary Women’s Poetry at The State Library of NSW on International Women’s Day, 8th March at 6pm. The event will include talks and readings. More info here.

Sydney International Women’s Day March

When: Saturday 9 March – 12pm to 2pm

Where: Sydney Town Hall

– STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN!
– END BREASTFEEDING HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION!

– AFFORDABLE CHILDCARE NOW!
– RATIFY THE MIGRANT WORKERS’ CONVENTION!

Union members and their friends and family are invited to join with the PSA at the annual International Women’s Day March.

This year, author and feminist Tara Moss will be the keynote speaker.

RSVP to the march here

Parramatta International Women’s Day Picnic

Where: Parramatta Park, Rumsey Rose Garden, via Macquarie Gatehouse

When: Sunday 10 March – 11:30am – 2:00pm

UN Women has joined with Unions NSW, Parramatta Council and community organisations to host a picnic in the park with free entertainment. Come and join in for a family picnic with music, entertainment, guest speakers, food stalls and give-aways for everyone.

This event is inter-cultural and inter-faith and aims to continue the campaign to stop violence against women and girls in the Asia-Pacific region.

Contact Alison Rahill at arahill@unionsnsw.org.au or 0414 316 839 for more information.

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