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International Women's Day recognises the achievements of women from all walks of life while calling for greater equality.

International Women's Day is an annual global event recognising the achievements of women from all walks of life while calling for greater gender equality.

2021 International Women's Day Walk

City of Darwin, along with the United Nations Association of Australia NT Division, and Northern Territory Government Office of Gender Equity and Diversity, are proud to host the 2021 International Women's Day Walk and Celebrations on Saturday 6 March under the theme Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world #ChooseToChallenge

The program of events includes:

8.30am Gather in the Civic Centre courtyard (Harry Chan Avenue, Darwin CBD)
9.00am The International Women's Day Walk gets underway with a short walk through Darwin CBD (including The Mall)
9.30am At the conclusion of the walk, join in the International Women's Day Celebrations in Civic Park (Harry Chan Avenue, Darwin CBD) – there will be fabulous guest speakers, the Fun Bus, entertainment, information stalls, food and beverage vendors, and more!

Free bus travel on the Darwin urban bus network (between 7.00am to 5.30pm on Saturday 6 March 2021) is available to participants who show an International Women’s Day flyer.

All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Remember to wear purple, bring weather and sun protection, and a water bottle.

#ChooseToChallenge #IWDNT

International Womens Day 2021 poster

All about women - Satellite Event

All About Women is Sydney's favourite feminist gathering. City of Darwin Libraries is live streaming directly from the Sydney Opera House so you don't need to be there to experience the main stage action of All About Women.

When: Sunday 7 March 2021 - 8:45am to 3:30pm

Where: Darwin City Library - Civic Centre, Harry Chan Avenue, Darwin

Booking is required

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The program of events includes:

8:45am Doors open
9:00am Men Who Hate Women: Laura Bates
10:15am Life: A Survival Guide: Mary Hoang & Christine Jackman
11:30am White Feminism: Koa Beck
12:45pm Sex Work & Feminism: Tilly Lawless, Jules Kim & Chantell Martin
2:00pm The Soul of a Woman: Isabel Allende

More information

For further information contact the Community Development Officer

08 8930 0300

darwin@darwin.nt.gov.au

Photo Gallery

Check out some of these great photos from previous International Women’s Day events.

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