For International Women’s Day 2021, WOW presented a free programme of events released throughout the day, all of which celebrate and explore female leadership across the world.
These events are now all available to watch for free on our YouTube or below.
Hear from WOW Festivals around the world; ; explore why women's voices (and data) need to be heard now with the Global Count; and discover who is leading on finding solutions to climate change with SheChangesClimate; hear from journalist, author, producer and lifelong advocate for women and girls Pat Mitchell; and imagine a rape free world with Shameless.
WOW Rotherham x Women of Hope WOW Rotherham in partnership with Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Following on from the Women of Hope events last October as part of Black History Month, WOW Rotherham and WOW celebrated this year’s International Women’s Day with a panel of women discussing gender inequality, representation and leadership within communities across the borough. Hosted by Jude Kelly, Founder of the Women of the World – WOW and WOW Foundation, the panel shared stories of life in Rotherham from the perspectives of five women with very different backgrounds and cultures, tackling issues of prejudice, misinformation, cultural pride and heritage and community cohesion.
Becoming A Dangerous Woman with Pat Mitchell
Join WOW Founder Jude Kelly in conversation with one of her heroes - Pat Mitchell. Pat is an award-winning journalist from the US, a producer and a life-long advocate for women and girls all over the world. Here they talk aging, solidarity and resistance - and joy, too.
Around the world with WOW: Taiwan, Bangladesh, Australia
Join WOW direct from Kaohsiung in Taiwan, Dhaka in Bangladesh and Brisbane Australia with stories from creating WOW festivals locally, in very different contexts. These three WOW festivals are starting to be able to create ‘in person’ events - come and hear how they’re doing it.
Around the world with WOW: Turkey, Nepal and Brazil
Join WOW direct from Istanbul, Turkey, Nepal,and Favela de Maré in Rio de Janeiro Brazil to hear about how coronavirus has changed their lives, how they find their optimism, and their digital WOW festivals this March.