International Women's Day

We’re working with partners across Wrexham to honour and highlight International Women’s Day.

This year we’re celebrating all the good work that’s being done by local companies, organisations and charities to support and empower women in Wrexham.

It takes place on Wednesday 8 March at Tŷ Pawb between 10am and 3pm.

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Among the many things on offer will be an opportunity to find out about all the improvements made to ensure women are and feel safe in Wrexham, particularly during the evening time.

Freedom Leisure will be doing a Zumba session and they’ll be promoting a free 7 day pass for all Leisure Centres and free sign up for women.

In total over 20 stalls will be set up and there’ll be music and poetry from Natasha Borton and free food and refreshments will be available in the food court.

Here’s a full list of who’s going to be there.

Parallel Security  – Recruitment for women to enter the Night Time Economy market.

Safe Places Scheme – Awareness raising of Registered Safe Places in Wrexham

NWP Local Police Team – Community Safety and what’s been done to improve women’s safety in Wrexham, particularly during the hours of darkness.

Moneypenny – Recruitment opportunities for women.

Wrexham Military Preparation College – Opportunities available to train for entering the military services.

Stepping Stones – Professional counselling service to adult survivors of child sexual abuse

RASAC – Advice and help available by the Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre North Wales who will be also have Sexual Health/Family planning stall.

DASU – Domestic Abuse Safety Unit

Cohesion Team – Photo profiles of a diverse group of women passionate about celebrating their cultural heritage in North East Wales, highlighting the wonderful work they do in their local communities.

Flying Start – Ante-natal/Motherhood advice and support available both nationally and locally.

Active Young People – Speed bounce challenge with prizes.

Freedom Leisure – Zumba session and the offer of a free 7 day pass for all Leisure Centres & Free sign up membership fee for women.

Safer Streets – Find out about the Best Bar None scheme that recognises good practice in the licensing industry and Hafan Y Dref, the Welfare Centre that opens on busy evenings and offers a safe place to keep you out of harm’s way.

Healthy Schools – There’ll be free sanitary products available for women and information about the Healthy Schools initiative.

Coleg Cambria – Find out about all the learning opportunities available at Wrexham’s award winning College

Entertainment – Music and Poetry from Natasha Borton

Alf Jones

BAWSO – Support for people from Black and Ethnic Minority backgrounds who are affected by domestic abuse and other forms of abuse, including Female Genital Mutilation, Forced Marriage, Human Trafficking & Prostitution

Mother Mountain Productions – Virtual Reality Organisation

WCBC – Consultation and Engagement

Gyrfa Cymru/Careers Wales

Adult Community Learning – Menopause Awareness

Wrexham AFC Football – Ladies team

Wrexham AFC Football Club – Disability

Calon FM – Interviews and Music

Wings Wrexham – Period dignity project and children’s clothing exchange awareness

Get Safe Online – Providing unbiased, factual and easy to understand information on online safety

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