The Vancouver Regional Women’s Committee has compiled some fantastic information to help PSAC Locals host events for International Women’s Day, check out the links below.
Events in Vancouver
- Friday, March 7th: Vancouver & District Labour Council hosts an IWD event – see the poster for more information
- PSAC Events – a history of Women’s accomplishments in the PSAC
- PSAC Works for Women – From Bread to Roses: The stories of our struggles
Links for great videos to show at IWD events
- TED talks – topic: women
- A Struggle to Remember: Fighting for Our Families explores how Canadian feminists, unionists, and political activists built a potent coalition, mobilized public opinion, and achieved vast improvements in maternity leave and other family leave benefits – trailer available here, copies of the DVD available for loan from the Vancouver Office.
- We Are Equals: James Bond supports IWD – youtube.
- From China to Costa Rica, from Mali to Malaysia acclaimed singers and musicians, women and men, have come together to spread a message of unity and solidarity: We are “One Woman” – youtube.
- Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot and nearly killed by Taliban fighters for advocating that all girls should have the right to go to school speaking at the UN – youtube.
- Equality for Women is progress for all – un.org.
The RWC would love to see you at our next meeting on May 28th, 2014 and encourages all members to connect with us on Facebook here.
Tell us about your IWD celebrations – we can’t wait to hear from you!
Yours in Solidarity, Crystal Warner, Co-Chair Vancouver RWC