International Women’s Day Events in the New York City Area

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Published: Friday, February 27th, 2009

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Date:03 March 2009
Time:09:00 – 17:00
Event: A Celebration of U.N. Women’s Week/International Women’s Day
About: In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2009, GNG will be celebrating the remarkable achievements of women worldwide all week long! Students will study a series of women who have taken exquisite leadership in their communities by learning how they are changing and shaping our world!
Venue:381 Broadway, 4th floor, New York
Organization: Global Nomads Group: Established in 1998, the Global Nomads Group (GNG) is an international NGO that creates interactive educational programs for students about global issues

Date:07 March 2009
Time:10:00am – 17:00pm
Event: Women making history
About: Lectures include: The Home Front: Women in the Civil War; Women in Entertainment and the Un-American Activities Committees; Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls; The Birth of the It Girl; Crime of the Century (Pre-registration required)
Venue: New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, 10024
Organization: New York Historical Society: Dedicated to developing programs and exhibitions that reveal the dynamism of history and its influence on the world of today.

Date:08 March 2009
Time:08:00 – 20:00
Event: Commission on the Status of Women
About: The fifty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will be held at the United Nations headquarters in New York from 2 to 13 March 2009.
Venue: United Nations headquarters, New York
Organization: The Commission on the Status of Women: United Nations Commission

Date:08 March 2009
Time: tbc
Event: A Celebration of U.N. Women’s Week / International Women’s Day
About: In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2009, GNG will be celebrating the remarkable achievements of women worldwide all week long! Students will study a series of women who have taken exquisite leadership in their communities by learning how they are changing and shaping our world!
Venue: 381 Broadway, New York
Organization: GNG: Established in 1998, the Global Nomads Group (GNG) is an international NGO that creates interactive educational programs for students about global issues.

Date:08 March 2009
Time:09:45 – 12:00
Event: Women’s Rights and International Peace
About: Speakers include Harri Holkeri, President of the General Assembly; Volodymyr Yel’chenko, President of the Security Council; and Angela King, Assistant Secretary-General, Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women who will also act as moderator.
Venue: United Nations, Conference Room 3, First Avenue – 46th Street, New York, 10017
Organization: United Nations: Providing a comprehensive account of the many challenges facing the international community, and of the joint ongoing efforts to find solutions.

Date:08 March 2009
Time:14:00 – 16:00
Event: Darfur Film and Discussion
About: View a film about violence against women in Darfur and then hear from a representative of the Darfur People’s Association
Venue: Kiernan Hall, St. Andrew’s Church, 6713 Ridge Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY
Organization: St. Andrew’s Church: Supporting women’s advancement

Date:08 March 2009
Time:14:30 – 16:30
Event: International Women’s Day Celebration
About: Join State Senators Velmanette Montgomery and Diane Savino, Dr. Nancy Goldner, and musician Marie Mularczyk O’Connell and Brooklyn-Queens NOW to celebrate IWD!
Venue: First Unitarian, 48 Monroe Place, Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, NY
Organization: Brooklyn-Queens National Organization for Women: A political organization whose aim is promoting women’s rights

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