International Women's Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.
The worldwide Theme for International Women's Day 2020 is: #EachforEqual. In 2020, the theme promotes a gender-balanced world, where everyone has a part to play - all the time, everywhere.
Council is supporting two event to celebrate International Women's Day in 2020:
Friday 6 March 2020 from 5pm - 7pm
Event: Equal | Evening | Everyone event, join women from all walks of life to relax at the end of the week. Enjoy bubbles (alcoholic & non-alcholic drinks available) and refreshments. Enjoy a laugh with stand-up comedian Jennifer Menchin and a local dance group performance.
Venue: Machattie Park, adjacent to the Begonia House
Sunday 8 March 2020 from 11am - 3.30pm
Venue: Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre (BMEC), William Street, Bathurst
Event: Livestreaming of All About Women event from Sydney Opera House, three sessions: 11am, 12.15pm and 2.30pm
For further information, contact Council's Community Services Section on (02) 6333 6523.