Celebrating York International Women’s Week with Kyra Women’s Project

During the week 6th – 18th March York celebrates International Women’s Week with a full programme of events on this year’s theme ‘Women in a Time of Plague’. This year we’re pleased to be taking part in a week-long series hosted by Kyra Women’s Project.

Join us on Friday

On Friday 12th March at 10am join Lydia and Hilary (from the Steering Group) to find out about some of the issues affecting disabled women in York and learn more about what the Forum does, what we’re currently working on and have a chat about how disability and gender affect each other.

Whether you’re already a member or are thinking about joining the Forum, please come along and meet us.


Event details

Event title: York Disability Rights Forum

What: A short presentation about the Forum followed by a chance for questions and chat

When: Friday 12th March 2021 from 10am until 11am

Where: Online, via Zoom

Booking: Please book your free tickets through Eventbrite, or email events@ydrf.org.uk

Accessibility: This event is hosted by another organiser so we cannot guarantee event accessibility, however sessions will include automatic audio subtitling on Zoom.


York International Women’s Week 2021

Find out more about York International Women’s Week; how it came about, this year’s theme and a full programme of all the exciting events on the York International Women’s Week website.

As part of this year’s events Kyra Women’s Project is hosting a week of online talks, panels and taster sessions.

Join together through online Zoom sessions to connect with inspiring women, support organisations and Kyra members and volunteers. Alongside sharing taster sessions and insights into Kyra Women’s Project. The events will raise awareness of the fantastic local support shown to women throughout a global pandemic.

Online activities during International Women’s Week will include panels, guest speakers, poetry, arts and crafts, singing and exercise opportunities. While some sessions tackle difficult issues such as overcoming barriers to employment, tackling hate crime and misogyny, or recovery from domestic abuse, each day also includes therapeutic or inspiring sessions such as mindfulness, yoga and the truth about confidence.

To find out what’s going on throughout the week, please visit the Kyra Women’s Project website.

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