international women's day 2011

Million Women Rise 2011 – Saturday 5th March 2011 form 12:00 – 17:00

Posted on: 27 January 2011

Meet at Hyde Park, Speakers Corner on Park Lane for the march, then rally in Trafalgar Square

Are you outraged by the violence that women experience every minute of every hour of every day? That breaks the hearts, minds and souls? That traces backwards to our grandmothers and forwards to our daughters? Have you the heart, passion and compassion to extend the hand of solidarity? United and connected we can change the world TOGETHER! Will you hold the vision of a future for women free of violence?, TOGETHER WE CAN END MALE… VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN!, The time is now and the power is you!”,

Join Million Women Rise on Saturday 5 March 2011-this action is dedicated to the dignity of women and girls across the world.

Meet 12pm Hyde Park (Speakers Corner End) on PARK LANE (Nearest Tube: 1 Minute from Marble Arch) set off at 1.30pm

3.30 – 5pm Rally and Celebration in Trafalgar Square (Nearest Tubes: Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, and Charing Cross)

Coaches, Buses & Mobility Access for the march – Drop Off: Park Lane (Park Side) and Pick Up: Pall Mall – West Regents Street, Central London

Million Women Rise is a coalition of individual women and representatives from the Women’s Voluntary and Community Sector who have come together to organise an annual national demonstration against male violence which coincides with International Women’s Day in March each year.

MWR will rise again on Saturday 5th March 2011 in Central London. In 2010 we marked the 100th anniversary of the declaration of International Women’s Day and this year is the 100th anniversary of the first celebrations taking place in 1911. So join us again for this important event.

On the demonstration, we celebrate and honour women’s activism, courage and achievements and continued struggle against global male violence in all its forms. Million Women Rise is an expression of women’s continued resistance and struggle against global male violence. The first demonstration in 2008 saw 5000 women and children take to the streets of London. It was the largest, recent demonstration of women in UK history and the most diverse demonstration many of us had ever attended. Because male violence continues, so too does Million Women Rise and women and children marched again in 2009 and 2010.

MILLION WOMEN RISE 2011 – Saturday 5th March – Park Lane to Trafalgar Square

100 Year Anniversary of the first celebration of International Women’s Day

One Woman, One body, One song, One Love, One people.

Together we will end violence against women and children in the UK and internationally.

Together we rise.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO VOLUNTEER AT THE MARCH, RALLY & AFTER MARCH CELEBRATION?

Stewards, Performers and General Volunteers needed. If you can help, phone 07727 419634 or email info@millionwomenrise.com

WOULD YOUR ORGANISATION LIKE TO BOOK A STALL FOR THE RALLY?

If your organisation would like to book a stall for the rally at Trafalgar Square, please contact the Million Women Rise Info Line on 07727 419634 or email info@millionwomenrise.com

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