woman transforming women's livesThe United Nations has adopted “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives” as the theme of International Women’s Day 2018.

Campus events to observe International Women’s Day

Each year on March 8, people around the world celebrate International Women’s Day, set aside to recognize women’s achievements and acknowledge the challenges they continue to face in the quest for gender equality.

Several events on campus will mark the occasion:

  • Sexual Violence in Politics,” a panel discussion hosted by New Democrats UWindsor on Wednesday, March 7, at 5 p.m. in Katzman Lounge, Vanier Hall
  • Andi Zeisler at UWindsor,” a lecture by the founder of feminist non-profit Bitch Media, hosted by the Womxn’s Centre on Thursday, March 8, at 6 p.m. in Alumni Auditorium, CAW Student Centre
  • Slut or Nut:  the Diary of a Rape Trial,” a film screening hosted by Women and the Law on Thursday, March 8, at 6 p.m. in the Moot Court, Faculty of Law

In addition, the Women’s and Gender Studies program will host poet El Jones, Nancy’s Chair in Women’s Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University, to deliver a special talk on Wednesday, March 21. Find details on this and other events on its website.