The best events planned for the International Women’s Day 2018 – CBS Pittsburgh

Randy Yagi

With the ever-growing awareness of important women’s issues and causes such as gender inequality, women’s health and safety, and the growing #MeToo movement celebrating International Women’s Day this year is more important than ever. International Women’s Day (ILW), held since the early 1900s as a way to recognize the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world, is celebrated on March 8, as well as in several countries, including Armenia, China, Georgia, Nepal and Vietnam. recognize it as an official holiday. How FacebookThe biggest moment of 2017, this global holiday is sure to be one of the most hashtagged, most popular and most discussed events of 2018 and overshadow last year’s extensive growth and achievements. Although more than 100 countries celebrate International Women’s Day, below is a small sample of events planned to take place in cities that have been able to provide the most up-to-date information.

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London, England

More than 150 events are planned for International Women’s Day in London, but by far the largest event # March4Women march and rally on Sunday, March 4th. · Organizes CARE International UK, # March4Women is described as a global movement for gender equality, and this year also marks the 100th anniversary of women in the UK first being able to vote, despite the fact that women in the UK and around the world are on- still exposed to sexism, harassment, abuse or violence. So far accurate route just released this week, the march will begin at Milbank (London SW1) along the River Thames at 12pm, cross the iconic Tower Bridge (which will be closed to traffic) and end with a huge rally in Trafalgar Square, with influential rights activists women such as Helen Pankhurst and Bianchi Jagger, as well as a number of music artists and performers, among whom last year were Melanie C., Priya Kalidas, Kate Nash, W. W. Brown and Annie Lennox and many others. Although the event is free and open to all genders, including men, CARE encourages participants to register online. Among the notable events on International Women’s Day in and around London host IWD Lecture 2018 at Cambridge University, an IWD celebration featuring singer Shanaz Dorset, Women in Hospitality at Hotelympia and a three-course lunch with Harper’s Bazaar Editor-in-Chief Justin Picardy Hotel Café Royal.

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Los Angeles, CA.

One of the largest and most culturally diverse events in America will be held in downtown Los Angeles for a march and rally for International Women’s Day on Saturday, March 3rd. This upcoming event, to be held in January, will draw about 600,000 people to the Women’s March in Los Angeles in January. AF3IRM Los Angeles may be even bigger than ever before, and may exceed attendance at the previous event. In addition to the #PressforProgress theme, the march in Los Angeles will have its own additional motto – “Uprising: Forward to a Feminist Future” and will be convened and led by “transnational / colored women”, although all people can participate and participate. This mass event will start at 12 pm in the capital’s remand prison on Alameda and Aliso streets and will end at the town hall on Spring Street. The event will be attended by a number of special guests, including music performers such as MC Klassy and Chingona Fire, as well as several famous celebrities yet to be announced, including Viola Davis, Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eva Longoria and Whoopi Goldberg was among those who appeared at the event. annual Women’s March, and could also take part in the City March and Rally. Participants are also invited to join the pre-marching events, which will include talk circles, screen printing and making signs. Other recommended activities in Los Angeles to be considered before International Women’s Day include Ms. J.D.’s 10th Annual Event. Conference “Women in Law”. at the UCLA School of Law and Executive Women’s Conference of the Tourism Industry at the SLS Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Melbourne, Australia

Several events dedicated to International Women’s Day will be held in 25 cities in Australia, and perhaps most importantly, high-profile IWD Rally 2018 and March in Melbourne. Beginning in front of the Victoria State Library at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, tens of thousands of people are to walk peacefully through the streets of downtown Melbourne, acting in solidarity with women from all walks of life and ethnic groups. . The official IWD Melbourne group on Facebook has listed several policy demands and includes economic justice, a lifetime income for all women, the right to join a union, free and affordable health care and affordable housing. On the eve of the march and rally at 3 p.m., there will be a presentation at the Victoria State Library, hosted by Justin Hyde, Director of Library Services and Experience. Among others shown events Australia’s second largest city will host the IWD High Forum and High Tea at the Regent Theater, as well as a gala dinner with keynote speaker Dr Susan Alberti, Melbourne of the Year 2017 at the Village Green Cabaret Room. Also coincides with International Women’s Day Melbourne Virgin America Fashion Festival, the largest fashion event in Australia from 1 to 18 March, which will also host a forum dedicated to International Women’s Day and an evening with women in the media. The March and rally in Sydney International Women’s Day at Archibald’s Fountain, Hyde Park North on Saturday, March 10, is one of many significant events planned in Australia’s largest city.

New York

America’s largest city is once again waiting for thousands of women and men to march in honor of International Women’s Day. · Organizes the International Women’s Strike, which calls for a day of action for women’s rights, the rally and march will take place on Thursday, March 8, starting with a rally at 4pm in Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village. Several special guest speakers are scheduled to speak, including journalist Sarah Jaffe and author of Necessary Issues, Janet Wizger, named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people, human rights lawyer Chaumtoli Hook and Farah Tanis, a multinational feminist and co-founder and co-founder and co-founder. Black Women’s Blueprint. At 5:30 p.m., the march will continue to Zukoti Park, located across the street from the Four World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, with several previously announced stops along the way, including the Stonewall Inn, City Hall, and African Cemetery. Other IWD events that are already planned include a painting party in downtown Baha’i in New York City, dinner at the Vella Wine Bar, an anticipated celebration day at NYC Parks and IWD celebrationn at the United Nations, where several prominent speakers spoke last year, such as UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and actress and global goodwill ambassador Anne Hathaway. The United Nations will also host CSW62 201862nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, 12-12 March. Women on Broadway will be held March 12 with a symposium at the St. James Theater and March 14 at the same venue with a special Broadway performance of “Cold Heart” by Disney.

Washington, DC.

Less than two months after the extremely successful women’s march to the capital, another big gathering will take place on International Women’s Day. Although details were not available, a protest march is likely to take place along Pennsylvania Avenue from Freedom Plaza to the White House, and a political rally in which opposing views may take place in front of the Capitol building. Events already announced in connection with the International Women’s Day in Washington include Forum for International Women’s Daywith special guests such as Carly Fiarino, Elizabeth Weingarten, Kate Wilson and Teresa Harrison and FINCAAn event dedicated to International Women’s Day 2018, with a panel discussion with Diana Biggs, Lori Fuz and Momina Aijazudin, moderated by Andre Simon, CEO of FINCA Impact Finance. Other planned activities include ForoMET DC at the AT&T Forum, a pop-up gallery of women in art at Lorge L2 in Georgetown, and Women’s Meditation at the Science of Spirituality Meditation Center. Next week, March 14, the organizers of the Women’s March and his youth daughter GIVE A GIFT, plan to walk the National School for 17 minutes on the monthly anniversary of the shooting at a school in Florida. Another important event, March for our livesscheduled for March 24.

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