A programme of events and activities held annually around International Women’s Day (IWD), 8th March, focussing on women’s lives locally and globally and organised in York, UK 

theme for YIWW2022: Climate Feminism
plus an ‘Open Strand
5th – 13th March 

Programme online here soon 
watch this space or email yorkwomensvoices@gmail.com and we’ll email the Programme to you 

York International Women’s Week (YIWW) is run by volunteers and based in the local community. Each year we welcome all women and everyone who supports them to organise events and participate in activities to find out about women’s rights locally and globally and to be activated by art and cultural activities. We hope as many people as possible will come together to celebrate women’s achievements, to witness women’s struggles, and to work towards justice and equality for all.

YIWW will definitely go ahead in March 2022. In tough times we need these events more than ever – to support women and to also offer some fun.  We are delighted to say that we have received  a wonderful selection of applications to be part of YIWW2022, offering exciting, informative and enjoyable in-person and online events.  

Let’s plan in hope, and come together to mark International Women’s Day 2022.

We aim to upload the Programme to this website in the week commencing 21st January, and to have printed Programmes ready for local distribution by 18th February. If you can help with distribution, or display a flyer please email yorkwomensvoices@gmail.com.   

We are offering event organisers a free online workshop on using social media for publicising  events on Wednesday 2nd February at 6pm [note new date]. This is open to beginners as well as those with experience of using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. More details here: YIWW_Social_Media_Workshop. These free workshops are made possible by funding from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, and are specifically aimed at opening up and developing online skills and opportunities for as many women as possible. 

We invite you to keep in touch via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or by visiting this website or emailing yorkwomensvoices@gmail.com