WOW Rio is back for in 2023! A place to exchange experiences, learn new perspectives, tell and listen to stories, where women from different backgrounds and trajectories will be able to establish ties and reflect on many issues and where they can recognise their advances – and renew their energies to continue moving forward.

The first WOW Rio took place in 2018 and was the first in Latin America. It brought together women from all over the city, in addition to national and international guests, in dozens of activities. It is produced by Redes da Maré in partnership with The WOW Foundation and the British Council.

Head to WOW Rio's website for updates as the programme is announced in the coming months.

The WOW Foundation works in partnership with amazing women and organisations to create WOW Festivals across the world. The WOW organisers in each location ensure the content is created by the local community for the local community. While each festival is different in its own wonderful, unique way, there are elements that stay consistent at every WOW Festival wherever you are in the world; from the WOW Marketplace to Under 10's Feminist Corners.

In the past decade, the WOW movement has grown from its London beginnings to find homes everywhere from Beijing and Kathmandu to Baltimore and Brisbane.

To date, there have been more than 100 festivals and events across six continents, reaching more than five million people from thousands of women in favelas at WOW Rio to Territory women at WOW Katherine.

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