On Tuesday 16th February, this year’s International Women’s Day programme was launched in the Black Box, Belfast. Women came together to learn more about what this year's festival has to offer.
There were speakers from numerous organisations, who took to the stage and told us more information about their upcoming events for IWD.
Some of the events discussed:
Trustwomen wokshops by Alliance for Choice
‘For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When The Rainbow Is Enuf’ screening by ICTU
Diva Disco by Belfast Feminist Network
Alternative Ms Ulster by Clare Bailey
Marxism and Feminism today by Communist Party of Ireland
Women’s Work Festival by Oh Yeah Centre
Official Launch of The Women’s Manifesto by WRDA + WRC
Lastly, Helen Crickard (RTA) took to the stage to urge people to attend this year’s Rally on the 5th March. The rally will gather for 12.30pm at Writer’s Square, then make its way to the City Hall for songs, speeches and a buffet. For more on this event, or any of the others, just follow the link to the official programme.