There are lots of events taking place around International Women's Day (on 8th March) and some link to particular WI campaigns such as the Stop Violence against Women. Check out this event on 15th March
This event may link in with the work we want to do on body image & the media.
Funny Women and Candied Thinking present
"NOT JUST A PRETTY FACE FORUM"
Monday 15th March 2010
Shows Start: 5.30pm, doors at 5pm
See website below for details of how to book - There is a special 2 for 1 offer to Womens Institute members & friends, watch this space for more details very soon.
If women were running things, how would the world be different?
Women are a powerful force in effecting change in the world; we need to learn how to get our voices heard.
The approach; conversation not combat, supporting the idea that we can effect social change.
Speakers include: TV’s Dr Linda Papadopoulos, political advisor Ayesha Hazarika; Davina James-Hanman of the Greater London Domestic Violence Project; PR guru, author and broadcaster Lynne Franks; Dianne Nelmes, creator of TV’s Loose Women, semiotician Malcolm Evans & social entrepreneur Karen Darby.
Whether you are creative or in business, man or woman, you can be part of this conversation.
Ticket price includes tea and cake and a donation to V-day.
Check out the events at this website Http://www.newplayerstheatre.com/london/events/seeyounexttuesday.asp
See also http://www.birds-eye-view.co.uk/2010/festival between 4th & 12th March for films dedicated to women & women's creativity.