We are pleased to once again collaborate with Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and Sexual Assault Services Association (AWRCSASA) and others for International Women’s Week 2020 (March 3 – 14) events. 

Our local theme this year is Waves of Feminist Resistance: Marching through the Generations. We invite you to join us as we learn, share, reflect, celebrate, and collaborate toward gender equity in all areas of our lives, and in all corners of the globe.


Schedule of Events 


Tuesday, March 3
10:00am – Family Singalong 

Friday, March 6

Solidarity as a Verb

Put your solidarity to action with the Antigonish Youth Activism Conference, Masuma Khan, and Ajay Parasam for a workshop (3:00 pm) and keynote (6:30 pm) on living, working, and teaching on stolen territory.

Location: Dennis Hall, Coady Institute, StFX University

Sunday, March 8
10:00am International Women’s Day Breakfast
3:00pm L’Arche Poster Making, Art Display, and Yoga Dance Performance 

Monday, March 9

 Waves of Feminist Resistance March

(12:00pm) Reflect on the generations of feminist resistance and take to the streets with local women leaders.

Location: Coady International Institute (Meet at main entrance)

Tuesday, March 10
6:30pm Pop Up Period Party

Wednesday, March 11
6:30pm Coffeehouse 

Thursday, March 12

Women Land and Water Defenders in Mi’kma’ki

(6:30pm) Learn from women land and water defenders in Mi’kma’ki with Dr. Janet Conway, Nancy’s Chair in Women’s Studies at Mount Saint Vincent, and special guests. Connect with and support women’s land and water defense struggles in our region.

Location: Dennis Hall, Coady Institute, StFX University

Friday, March 13
4:00pm Generation Equality: Celebrate the Sheroes of the World 

Saturday, March 14
8:00pm Feminist Cabaret and Dance 



Learn more by downloading the event brochure or by following International Women’s Week Antigonish on Facebook or Instagram