Event Listing[Malaysia]: International Women’s Day 2013

WOMAN defIn case you didn’t know, March is a huge and exciting month for women all over the world as we’re celebrating everything about ourselves – International Women’s Day! Malaysian women are also excited to celebrate this occasion this year, and we’re listing down all events that aims to celebrate everything related to women!

Join With a Friend and Enjoy 75% Off at Curves Malaysia
About: In March, sign up with a friend and both of you will enjoy up to 75% off your membership at Curves, the World’s Leader in Women’s Fitness.
Venue: All Curves Malaysia fitness centers
Organisation: Curves Malaysia
Date & time: 01 March 2013 – 31 March 2013

Womyn Like Us – Womyn’s Movie Month
About: For International Women’s Day, catch a string of special movies themed around sexuality and gender expression – two of the most taboo and controlled aspect of a woman’s life.
Venue: Paradiso Lounge, Publika. (RSVP to queeriefilms@gmail.com)
Organisation: Independent
Date & Time: 02 March 2013; 4.00PM

1 Billion Rising
About: Break the Chain dance flash mob. 1 billion women violated is an atrocity, but 1 billion men and women dancing is a revolution.
Venue: The Body Shop, Pavillion KL
Organisation: Women’s Aid Organisation
Date & Time: 08 March 2013; 1.30pm

1 Million Men, 1 Million Promises by Bell Bajao
About:  A Tweetathon that draws men of all ages on what they can immediately do to stop the violence. Tweet your thoughts, ideas, or how you would make a change in your everyday life. Pictures, blogposts, videos, etc. are welcome
Venue: Anywhere, as long as you tweet @womensaidorg with the tag #RingtheBell
Organisation: Women’s Aid Organisation
Date & Time: 08 March 2013; 2.00 – 4.00pm

International Women’s Day Art Exhibition
About: Exhibiting the work of female artists from all around the world to create their own “thousand words” on their canvas in celebration of the most significant day of their lives.
Venue: www.vivahome.com.my, Kuala Lumpur, 56100
Organisation: ArtMalaysia
Date & Time: 07 – 10 March 2013; 11.ooam

Exploring the F-word: Got Consent?
About: AWAM will be celebrating the achievements in their fight for gender equality and to find out more on how gender equality can stop rape in our country.
Venue: The Annexe Gallery, Central Market, Kuala Lumpur
Organisation: All Women’s Action Society
Date & Time: 08 March 2013; 7.30 – 9.30pm

Celebrating Birth and Motherhood
About: The Gentle Birthing Group Malaysia (together with Ibu Family Resource Group and Tiny Tapir) aims to increase awareness about the plight of mothers and babies in birth and early postpartum among the Malaysian public and authority figures.
Venue: The Grand Seasons Hotel, Jalan Pahang, Kuala Lumpur
Organisation: The Gentle Birthing Group Malaysia
Date & Time: 09 March 2013; 10 am – 7pm

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