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What’s on this International Women’s Day

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International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global holiday celebrated annually on the 8 March. It is about commemorating the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women as well as raising awareness about discrimination and taking action to drive gender parity.

The theme for IWD this year is ‘Embracing Equity’. Equity means creating an inclusive world and we can all play a part.

You can #EmbraceEquity by:

  • sharing the passion and excitement that comes from valuing and supporting difference
  • reflecting on how we can all be part of the solution, not the problem
  • encouraging your friends, family, colleagues, and community to embrace equity.

Each one of us can actively support and embrace equity within our own sphere. Learn more about embracing equity.

How to get involved in International Women’s Day

Many exciting events are taking place on campus and across Newcastle to celebrate International Women’s Day. These events will give you the opportunity to reflect on the history of the fight against the oppression of women, explore the challenges women face today and feel inspired to strive for equity.

Here is a list of upcoming IWD events:

Each individual event link will provide you with more details and how to sign-up. Make sure to book on to these events to secure your place.

Collectively we can all #EmbraceEquity.

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