INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S MONTH
Four Online Events during March 2021
Presented by No Limits for Women/Sustaining All Life/United to End Racism (NL4W/SAL/UER)
Females are essential to the health, and wellbeing of families and communities. Sexism and
male domination shape the lives of all females throughout the world. Racism, genocide, and
classism that targets poor and working class females add additional hurts. The climate crisis
amplifies and disproportionately affects these females and their communities. The impacts are
severe--limiting lives and leadership.
Our goals are to share our understanding about the role of oppression in climate change and
what to do about it. We will be highlighting key women’s issues with the intersection of the
climate emergency including: exploitation, lack of access to resources, violence and the
Addressing and ending sexism, male domination and its impacts is one of the most important
things we can do to end the climate emergency. Women and girls are key in turning the tide to
end this crisis.
EndingViolence Against Women
Friday, March 19, 2021
10:30 - 12:30 PM EST
3:30 - 5:30 PM GMT
Ending sexual violence and healing its effects are necessary for the full empowerment of all women and girls. While sexual violence and threats of sexual violence are experienced by every woman and girl, the impact of this form of violence disproportionately affects women and girls who are poor, of color, young and/or marginalized. Our panel of grassroots women leaders from around the world will discuss a) the tools they have use to overcome the emotional effects of sexual violence in their own lives and b) how to help others to do the same.
Women, Girls, and Climate Justice
Friday, March 19, 2021
1:30 - 3:30 PM EST
5:30 - 7:30 PM GMT
In English, Interpreted into Gikuyu and Spanish
The voices and leadership of women and girls are key in the fight for climate justice. The climate emergency disproportionately impacts girls and women, racism and classism multiplies the impact. Women’s intelligence and understanding of the importance of relationships need to be at the center of climate solutions. Our panel of grassroots women leaders from around the world will discuss the tools they have used to overcome internalized sexism and claim their rightful place as leaders and activists in the climate justice movement.
Subversive Catwalk: Women, Fast Fashion and Climate Justice
Saturday, March 20, 2021
11:30 - 1:30 PM EST
3:30 - 5:30 GMT
In English, interpreted into French
Fashion is the second most polluting industry in the world after oil. It produces more greenhouse emissions than international flights and shipping combined. Women are targeted by and vulnerable to the fashion industry. Women are also disproportionately affected by the climate crisis.
Women’s Voices from the Frontlines
Friday, March 26, 2021
11:00 AM - 1:30PM EDT
3:00 - 5:30 PM GMT
In English, interpreted into Spanish
This forum presents women activists from frontline nations, tribes, and communities in Africa, the Americas, Asia, the Pacific Islands and other communities. They will speak from their personal experiences –– how women and girls are in key leadership roles organizing to end the climate emergency that threatens their very existence. Forum participants will come away more fully aware of the worldwide scope of the layers of harsh oppression women and girls face and the hopeful leadership they are taking up to fight for liberation.