international women's day 2011

Norfolk Celebrates International Women’s Day 7th to 11th March 2011

Posted on: 23 February 2011

Monday 7th March

18:00 for 18:30 Norwichs Women from History walk
Join us for a walk through Norwich with local genealogist/historian Gill Blanchard to learn more about the women who formed part of our history in Norwich.

Hosted by Netwalking and GENN (Gender Equality Norfolk & Norwich).
Special thanks to: HerStoria Magazine
Cost: 15 (including a meal after the walk). To book: Contact or

Tuesday 8th March

12:30 to 14:00 Talk by Jacqueline Mulhallen on Sylvia Pankhurst: artist and suffragette
Followed by networking and lunch.

Hosted by ResNet at UEA
Please book your place by contacting Sarah Payne 01603 593269

18:00 for 18:30 Join us on the Bridge!

Be part of a global peaceful protest for women whose lives and communities have been affected by war around the world. Lets build a bridge of peace.

Hosted by GENN (Gender Equality Norfolk & Norwich)
Compliments to Women for Women for the world-wide coordination of events:
For further info: Contact

Wednesday 9th March

12:30-14:00 Norwich Business Womens Network Lunch
talk by Claire Martinsen of Breckland Orchard, female entrepreneur and EDP New Business Award Winner 2010
Including a hot lunch and a glass of wine or soft drink at The Hostry, Norwich Cathedral.

Cost 15 for guests.
Please book via

International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.

Thursday 10th March

12:30 14:00 Talk by Dr Andrea Stockl:
Is a feminist approach in medical education possible?
Free event, light lunch and refreshments will be provided. Join us at Aladdins Caf, Magdalen Street, Norwich.

Hosted by WREF/ DECERe, UEA. To book please contact by March 1st

18:00 for 18:30 20:00 Words and Women
Norfolk women writers read from their work to celebrate the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day.

With: Lynne Bryan, Helen Ivory, Hannah Walker, Clare Jarrett, Deborah Arnander, Sarah Ridgard, Belona Greenwood, Kate Swindlehurst, Katie Miller, Jane Love, Julia Webb

At: The Express Library, Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich.
Special thanks to: Norfolk Library Service, Norwich Writers Centre
Hosted by: DECERe/GENN (Gender Equality Norfolk & Norwich)
No booking required.

Friday 11th March

12:30 14:00 Talk by Dr Sara Connolly: Women and the Glass Ceiling
Free event, light lunch and refreshments will be provided. Join us at Aladdins Caf, Magdalen Street, Norwich.

Hosted by WREF/DECRE, UEA. To book please contact by March 1st

16:30 for 17:00 19:00 Women and the Economy
A discussion about the current economic opportunities for women.

Speakers include Chloe Smith.
Hosted by WEETU
To book:  Contact or 01603 230625

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