Date: 19 Feb 2019
International Women's Day will be marked in Belfast on Saturday 9 March - the theme for the celebration this year being ‘The Time is Now – Women Rise Up’.
International Women's Day (IWD) will be celebrated in Belfast on Saturday 9 March - the theme this year being ‘The Time is Now – Women Rise Up’.
Lord Mayor, Councillor Deirdre Hargey, and Councillor Aileen Graham, Deputy Chair of the council's Women's Steering Group, joined event organiser, Reclaim the Agenda, to mark the countdown to the month-long programme of events.
The IWD programme has more than 50 events taking place throughout March from political debate, stand-up comedy, street art, films, conferences on women’s health to lectures on subjects such as Women’s Imprisonment, ‘Toxic Masculinity’ and the Magdalene Laundries.
For more information, visit the International Women’s Day Northern Ireland and Reclaim the Agenda Facebook pages.