Monday, March 7, 2011
The REDress Project Art Installation
The REDress Project is a public art installation that aims to raise awareness surrounding the murder and disappearance of over 500 Aboriginal women across Canada.
The aim of the project is to collect, by community donation, 500 RED dresses to later install and display in public spaces. Along with the installation of 300+ dresses, there will be tours of the installation, educational materials, a movie screening, as well as a panel of speakers. This event takes place March 7 – 12.
DRESS DONATIONS CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT:
Main Floor, 515 Portage Ave.
Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre
1150A Waverly St.
North Point Douglas Women’s Centre
221 Austin Street N.
West Central Women’s Resource Centre
640 Ellice Ave.
The Opp Shop
462 Sherbrook Ave.
382 Selkirk Ave.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Fifth Annual International Women's Day Celebration
The Marlborough Hotel, 8th Floor Skyview Room
It's the annual Grassrooots Women of Manitoba dinner honouring Manitoba women.
Theme: Honouring Women Whose Lives are Lived in the Best of Struggles!
On this special day, Grassroots Women will honour six women from our community, who have made a lasting contribution to equality, justice, liberation movements, class struggle and human rights.
The Glacial Progress Toward Inclusion of Women in Science and Technology in Canada
Presented by UNPAC
60 Maryland Street at 7:30 pm
Join UNPAC in conversation with Dr. Janice Dodd, Women's and Gender Studies, University of Manitoba, Researcher into the participation and representation of women in science. Dr. Dodd will explore the International Women's Day 2011 theme Equal Access to Education, Training and Science and Technology: Pathway to Decent Work for Women.
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