Media Advisory - Toronto International Women's Day Rally and March to take place on March 8

TORONTO, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Thousands of women will march through the downtown streets on Saturday March 8 in Toronto's annual International Women's Day demonstration, one of Toronto's largest and most diverse events.

Organized by the coalition group Women Working with Immigrant Women, this year's theme is "Women Taking Power" demanding a $14 an hour minimum wage, respect for public services and fairness for young women who struggle to find decent jobs and housing, many burdened by high student debt.

Date:   Saturday March 8
Time:   Rally 11:00 a.m., OISE Auditorium, 252 Bloor Street West, (St. George Subway Station)
    March 1:00 p.m., March goes East on Bloor, South on Yonge Street to Gould Street
    Fair 1:30 p.m., Ryerson Students' Centre, 55 Gould Street 

SOURCE: Women Working with Immigrant Women

For further information:

Andrea Calver, 416-434-8031
Jenny Ahn, 416-271-3489

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