Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Women’s World

raising the Women's flag Capitalwoman, now in its eighth year, will kick off International Women’s Day on Saturday 8 March at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre and Central Hall Westminster.

An inspiring, entertaining and informative FREE event to celebrate London’s women. Don’t miss out on this year’s highlights including:
- A chance to question the Mayor
- An inspiring range of speakers including an audience with Angela Davis
- An onsite enterprise centre providing business and non-traditional careers advice
- The opportunity to influence policies currently in development and engage with the Mayor’s work
- Practical workshops from self-defence with the Warrior Women to Funny Women’s ‘
Find your female funny
- Cycle maintenance demonstrations
- The chance to directly engage with policy makers on issues affecting you – from climate change and the environment, to health, housing, Crossrail and London 2012.
- Organised group cycle rides to the event
- Entertainment including film, live music and comedy from the leading female comedy brand Funny Women Stand Up

- A marketplace of London’s best independent designers and retailers.

And Here in Redbridge:

On Wednesday, 5 March 2008 the Redbridge Faith forum is holding a public forum entitled Women and Faith to mark International Women's Day. We warmly invite you to attend our public forum to explore the role of women from the viewpoint of three faiths: Christian, Jewish and Sikh.
Marcia Samuels - Chief Officer of Redbridge Community and Voluntary sector
Mitzi Cutler - Jewish Joint Burial Society
Jaspir Kaur Panesar - Women's Sikh Alliance and Interim Chair of Sikhs in England

Each speaker is allocated a 15-minute slot. The event takes place at Gloucester Room, Ilford Central Library, Clements Road, Ilford, from 6.30pm(for 6.45 start) to 8.30 pm. Refreshment will be provided. This is a FREE event and is open to all.

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