International Women’s Day 2018

 

IWD

With gender parity estimated to be over two centuries away (Global Gender Gap Report 2017) it is important that we show our support and help #PressforProgress

Make this International Women’s Day your day, by helping to make a positive difference for women everywhere.

Come join us on 8th March in celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. No matter which campus you are at, there is sure to be many great activities you can get involved in, from Henna and Nail Painting to Tea Parties and awareness campaigns. All money raised will go to great local charities

Carlisle, Lancaster and Ambleside events – Stonewall and Cervical Cancer Trust

London- Limehouse Project –  http://limehouseproject.org.uk/about-us/

So, what have we got in store for you? Thake a look below to find out what is happening across each Campus.

London campus foyer: 12pm- 1pm

  • Henna design
  • Have one nail painted purple (the colour of IWD)
  • Wear a cultural outfit or dress in purple for £1 and be entered into a prize draw to win a UoC goodie bag.
  • View our display of inspirational quotes and art created by women

 

Lancaster Gateway:

  • Henna design
  • Have your say on our International women’s day quotes boards on campus.
  • Wear a cultural outfit or dress in purple for £1

 

 Carlisle – LG:

  • IWD tea party – 3pm to 5pm – LG201 – – Come and joins us for a tea party and hear women speak about what it means to be a woman today, get involved in some activities that will help you celebrate the women who inspire and empower you, and share how you will #pressforprogress in 2018.
  • Have your say on our International women’s day quotes boards on campus.
  • Wear a cultural outfit or dress in purple for £1

 

Ambleside – The Barn:

  • Have your say on our International women’s day quotes boards on campus.
  • Wear a cultural outfit or dress in purple for £1

 

Join the conversation on social media using #IWDCumbria and #PressforProgress

For more information on International women’s day, head to https://www.internationalwomensday.com/

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