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March 19, 2016
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| March 8, 2016

Rise up! International Women's Day Toronto march

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On Saturday March 5, thousands of people took to the streets of Toronto for the International Women's Day 2016 Rally, Fair and March.

The march was part of a global day on March 8 celebrating the achievements of women and this year's Toronto event named "All Women Rise Up" focused on three principles: No to violence and hate: Rise to reconciliation now; No to racism and Islamophobia: Black Lives Matter; and no to poverty: Justice on the job.

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Watch: All women rise up! International Women's Day Toronto 2016

2016 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY TORONTO

 

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| March 30, 2015
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Resistance is a woman: Lee Lakeman on collectivity, liberation and the feminist movement

March 7, 2015
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International Women's Day 2015: Watch the rebroadcast of the rally and march

International Women's Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national holiday.

IWD has been celebrated for more than 100 years. In Toronto, IWD has traditionally been a rally and march, and is organized by a committee of social justice, labour, health and women's rights activists.

Watch rebroadcast of the March 7 rally and march below. This event was held starting 11:00 AM, at OISE Auditorium, 252 Bloor St West in Toronto.

 

 

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