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General · 5th March 2015
Calling all Women! Come Celebrate International Women's Day (IWD) on Quadra Island
Sunday, March 8 at 6 pm. Free Entertainment & Pot Luck Dinner

The IWD 2015 theme, "Make it Happen!" envisions a world where every woman and girl is free to exercise her choices, such as participating in politics, getting an education, having an income, and living in societies without violence and discrimination.

All women of all ages are invited to join in the fun and celebration at the Quadra Island Community Centre on Sunday March 8th at 6 pm. Please bring a pot luck dinner item to share & your own dishes and utensils. For more information call Geraldine at 285-2272 or Carol at 285 3737.

International Women's Day (IWD) is a special time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.

Women on Quadra Island have been celebrating IWD for 25 years! This international event takes place all over the globe with hundreds of thousands of girls and women joining together to acknowledge their strengths and struggles in a multitude of ways. Many women get together in larger cities to march in unity with posters and placards, chanting for women's equality. For years The United Nations and Amnesty International have focused on IWD to raise consciousness and inspire action.

On Quadra Island, women continue to celebrate IWD with a wonderful combination of political awareness, great food and spirited fun.