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The History of International Women’s Day

Published: Friday, March 04, 2016

International Women’s Day (8th March) originated from the trade union movement in America in the early 20th century, particularly in the activism of the women who worked in the clothing industry “sweatshops” of the time. In 1907...

International Women's Day Events

Waterford Women Celebrate IWD Week - 7km Fun Walk, Festival Launch, Exhibition

Waterford Women Celebrate IWD Week - 7km Fun Walk, Festival Launch, Exhibition

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Meet the silence breaker Laura Madden one of the 1st women to speak on Harvey Weinstein

Meet the silence breaker Laura Madden one of the 1st women to speak on Harvey Weinstein

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Invitation: Meet the silence breaker Laura Madden RTÉ broadcaster. Audrey Carville in conversation with Laura Madden, one of the first women to go on the record against Harvey Weinstein Laura Madden, originally from Monaghan, was one of the first...

Reclaiming International Women’s Day - The Irish Communist Party

Reclaiming International Women’s Day - The Irish Communist Party

Friday, March 06, 2020

Asylum Seekers Feminist Conference

Asylum Seekers Feminist Conference

Saturday, March 07, 2020

Abolish Direct Provision Ireland is a grassroots Campaign that was started in November 2018 with the main purpose of creating awareness about this horrible system of Direct Provision, empower asylum seekers while they wait for their papers to be process and...

International Working Women’s Day Celebration 2020 · Hosted by Communist Party of Ireland

International Working Women’s Day Celebration 2020 · Hosted by Communist Party of Ireland

Saturday, March 07, 2020

Join us in kicking off IWWD at 12pm on the 7th of March in the CWU office, Dublin. 12pm Introduction to IWWD and it's history. 12.20pm Self defense workshop (women only) 1.30pm Lunch. Tea, coffee and sandwiches will be...

Masterpieces - the play #MeToo

Masterpieces - the play #MeToo

Saturday, March 07, 2020

'Masterpieces'  in Smock Alley Theatre's Main Space from March 2nd - 7th, at 7:30pm nightly with a matinee performance on the 6th and 7th (2pm). BOOK HERE €1 of every ticket goes to DRCC. We are at...

Launch of SIPTU’s Women Workers Manifesto

Launch of SIPTU’s Women Workers Manifesto

Sunday, March 08, 2020

SIPTU will launch their Women Workers Manifesto 2020 on International Women’s Day 2:00pm - Launch of SIPTU’s Women Workers Manifesto by Honorary Vice President Michele Monahan and Deputy General Secretary Ethel Buckley. Speakers include women Shop Stewards...

Brazilian Professional Network Ireland Celebrate IWD 2020

Brazilian Professional Network Ireland Celebrate IWD 2020

Sunday, March 08, 2020

Celebrate the International Women's Day with us! Amazing speakers, networking opportunities, music, finger food and more. BOOK HERE!!!! About this Event The #IWD2020 is a day to be celebrated by all genders, ages and nationalities. Join us on International...

“Women In Business: Using Technology to enhance employee experience & retain more women”

“Women In Business: Using Technology to enhance employee experience & retain more women”

Thursday, March 12, 2020

“Women In Business: Using Technology to enhance employee experience” will be held on March 12th from 1-4pm in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin. Entry is FREE Please see link to the event here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e...