International Women’s Day 2016

International Women’s Day greetings, and solidarity with women everywhere resisting all forms of oppression and exploitation!

Protest and music! If you’re in London do join us at the demonstration at the Home Office organised by the brilliant Women for Refugee Women

WOMEN FOR REFUGEE WOMEN CELEBRATE AND DEMONSTRATE: 8 MARCH, 1-3PM, HOME OFFICE, MARSHAM STREET, LONDON SW1P 4DF

Women for Refugee Women will gather outside the Home Office to send a message of “Set Her Free” and “Refugees Welcome” – with performances by Lips Choir, Gaggle, Sula Mae, Sabrina Mahfouz, Demi Mseleku, Nyakaza (Move) African Dancers, and The London Klezmer Quartet, plus speakers including: Meltem Avcil (ex child detainee and Set Her Free campaigner), Rahela Sidiqi and Jade Amoli-Jackson (London Refugee Women’s Forum), Zrinka Bralo (Migrants Organise), Caroline Lucas MP (Green Party), Sophie Walker (Women’s Equality Party), and Women Asylum Seekers Together (WAST) London http://www.refugeewomen.co.uk/events/   Facebook Event link

More music: all day Radio 3 programmes featuring women composers and musicians http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/programmes/schedules/2016/w10

And yet MORE great music … Wednesday the 9th sees the launch of the new Tomorrow the Moon season presented by Blow the Fuse, featuring ARQ – Alison Rayner Quintet: first of five double bills at London’s Vortex Jazz Club featuring some of the UK’s finest, original contemporary jazz all led by women <http://www.blowthefuse.com>

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