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International Women's Day public meeting

International Women's Day public meeting

24 February 2016

Unite London and Eastern Regional Women’s Committee invites you to a public meeting.

Irish Women of Resistance, 1916-2016, Tuesday 8th March 6pm, Unite House, 128 Theobald’s Road, WC1X 8TN.

All are welcome, including men, refreshments available.
 
Celebrate International Women’s Day 2016, with highlights of 100 years of Irish women’s resistance.

BOOK TICKETS ONLINE HERE:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/irish-women-of-resistance-1916-2016-tickets-21868714915
 
SPEAKERS
 
Bernadette Devlin McAliskey
Irish socialist and republican, veteran of the Civil Rights movement – now campaigning with the South Tyrone Empowerment Programme (STEP).

Liz Deasy and Karen Gearon
Dunnes stores strikers. Two of the  group of “ordinary” yet extraordinary Irish women trades unionists who took international solidarity action against the apartheid regime by refusing to sell South African goods. When one was suspended, 12 went on strike for two years and nine months in support.
 
Irish Abortion Rights speaker
 
Theresa Moriarty
Irish Socialist historian, on women in the Easter uprising - new evidence is emerging every day of their key front-line and combative roles.