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7th Congress of Women

 

This year, the great reunion of women - The Congress of Women – is taking place on September, 11th and 12th. Where? Central Sports Center in Warsaw TORWAR HALL, one of the largest sports and entertainment facilities in the capital of Poland.

The 7th Congress of Women - the meeting of Polish women across geographic, political, social, occupational and milieu borders - will be held under: "If not us, then who? If not now, then when?". We will summarize our position, victories and defeats, also we will discuss how we can work more effectively, how we can fight for our rights and issues and - what to do to make our voice heard. We are strong, responsible and imbued with solidarity. We have ideas, strategies and determination to act. These will be expressed during the 7th Congress of Women!

We will talk, among other things, about politics, inequality, motherhood and feminism, about education, about comprehensive healthcare and about many other matters which are important for us all.

The registration is available since April 27th. This is the birth anniversary of English writer - Mary Wollstonecraft, a precursor of feminism, who was promoting equal rights for women. The author of “A Vindication of the Rights of Woman” (1792) in which she raised the problems of girls education, the unequal status of women, the need for equal rights for women and men as well as women's right to work. It has been over 200 years and we still have to fight for equal employment rights (equal earnings, access to  the posts) and on the ballots. Parity and zipper on the ballots are still valid.

 

7th Congress of Women is coming. 11-12 September at Torwar Hall. Here's its framework programme and information on some details.

 

They will be present: Ewa Kopacz (Prime Minister), Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska (Marshall of the Sejm), Wanda Nowicka (vice-Marshall of the Sejm), Robert Biedroń (President of Słupsk), Krystyna Kofta, Katarzyna Żak, Kinga Rusin, Agata Młynarska, Otylia Jędrzejczak, Joanna Kluzik-Rostkowska (Minister of Education), Lena Kolarska-Bobińska (Minister of Science).

During the Congress you will find not only the discussion panels, reports and debates but also plenty of inspirations and unforgettable experiences.

This year there will be much physical activity – we'll dance against violence and to support children with disabilities... And we'll learn Zumba.

Suprises will await our guests in Women's Park.