London,
04
March
2015

Make it happen: politics and democracy for International Woman’s Day

On Monday 9 March Councillor Sarah Hayward, Leader of Camden Council is hosting a morning for women aged 14 to 19 to explore the theme ‘Make it Happen: women in politics and democracy’ through workshops and talks. The event is part of the wider celebration of International Women’s Day.

The keynote speaker is Eleanor Mills, Chair of Women in Journalism and editorial director and columnist of the Sunday Times, Hannah Morris, the Youth MP will also speak at the event.

Workshops will include ‘Women in politics, suffrage’ run by Polly Trenow, Senior Policy and Campaigns Officer, Fawcett Society, a campaigning workshop run by Susuana Antubam, Women’s Officer, National Union of Students and a talk about women and girls’ participation in sport from Julie Edwards, Relationship Manager, Community Sport at Sport England and Councillor Samata Khatoon, Equality Champion.

For more information visit: www.internationalwomensday.com

Media who are interested in attending the event should contact pressoffice@camden.gov.uk or telephone: 0207 974 5717 for more information.

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