/R E P E A T -- Toronto International Women's Day Rally and March to take place on March 11/

TORONTO, March 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Saturday March 11 will mark Toronto's annual International Women's Day rally and march.

The theme is "Stop the Hate, Unite the Fight". Speakers will address the need to build respect at work, to stop violence against women and to unite against all forms of bigotry including Islamophobia and anti-Black racism. 

Organized by a coalition of community groups, students and labour and sponsored by Women Working with Immigrant Women, the event brings together thousands of women and men to march for equality and justice.

Date:

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Rally




Time:

11:00 a.m.


Location:

Medical Sciences Building,



1 Kings College Circle (Queen's Park Subway Station)

March




Time:

1:00 p.m.


Location:

 March goes up Queen's Park Crescent to Bloor,



East on Bloor to Yonge Street, south on Yonge to Gould Street




Community Fair



Time:

 2:00 p.m.


Location:

Ryerson Student Learning Centre, 341 Yonge Street

 

SOURCE International Women's Day Toronto (IWD Toronto)

For further information: Andrea Calver, 416-434-8031; Jenny Ahn, 416-271-3489


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