International Women's Day (IWD)

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

Cost:  Free

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

Cost:  Free

For further information, contact Council's Community Services Section on (02) 6333 6523.