My friend, Junnita, has been in touch. Here is what is happening down her way, to-morrow.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
8 MARCH 2011
Come and Celebrate the Centenary of
the first time Women Marched for their Rights
BYO your Lunch
B’cue is available.
There will be a short address
about the early pioneering women of Gippsland,
without them none of the places settled in
would have happened. Australia
We will go across the road and
honour these early Women at the
Pioneer Memorial Garden
. Foster Museum
Green, White and Purple are now commonly known as ‘Women’s Colours’
and were first used in
in 1908 England
at a huge Rally demanding Votes for Women.
White is for purity,
Purple for dignity, self-reverence and self-respect and
Green for hope.
PLEASE WEAR THESE COLOURS ON THE 8 MARCH
Emmeline Pankhurst Badge
with Suffragette colours