To laugh, learn, celebrate, and liberate together on International Women’s Day (IWD), advocating for change to achieve D&I and increase intersectional representation.
Why the need
International Women’s Day, marked annually on March 8th, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. IWD is an important day to celebrate ordinary women’s achievements, raise awareness about women’s equality, advocate for accelerated gender parity, and fundraise for female-focused charities.
What we did
ALO has been successfully celebrating International Women’s Day with CALD women since 2019. Our targeted areas are mental health (2019), domestic violence (2020), women in leadership (2021), and gender equality sustainability (2022).
The IWD event has been a fantastic way to celebrate women’s achievements and showcase CALD women’s culture, achievements, and friendships. ALO continues to acknowledge and celebrate CALD women’s contribution to society through transformational and inspirational story sharing, intersectionality, and harmony by promoting diversity and inclusion.
ALO’s IWD’s are much
celebrated among migrant women. Each year more
than 100 migrant women
attend these sessions.
Elevated awareness for multicultural social
women’s contribution to society through transformational and inspirational story sharing.
The events helped to
equality and empower
women from CALD
backgrounds to break the invisible systemic barriers that they face.
This is a great start and I am sure that ALO would organise many events like this in the future. Proud of you. (2019)
It was such an awesome arrangement!! Enjoyed a lot …. Very well-done team. Will wait for the next one.
Excellent speeches and mind-blowing performances, surrounded by all inspiring faces, yes talking about yesterday’s program of ALO Enlightened Women IWD 2021. I’m feeling honoured having the opportunity of being there!! Special thanks to the ALO team and Lubna Alam. Food was awesome and the total program was very well organised.