UEA Feminism Blog

International Women’s Day is coming to UEA and it’s going to be big. Perhaps you’ve seen our flyers or posters around campus, or been invited to our event on facebook but you’re still wondering what it’s all about, and why you should get involved.

International Women’s Day has been observed since the early 1900s and is now an official holiday in 27 countries worldwide and celebrated unofficially in many other countries. It is a day for celebration of women’s achievements and of the many improvements that have been made to women’s lives throughout the years, as well as looking to the future and the ways we can further improve women’s lives globally. International Women’s Day at UEA will be on March 7th, a day early to avoid clashing with other events throughout the city.

Our daytime event will take place in the LCR. It runs between 12 and…

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