Join Me on the Bridge to Celebrate International Women’s Day

To honor the resilience of millions of women survivors of war around the world, Women for Women International is hosting a global campaign called Join me on the Bridge on International Women's Day: March 8, 2010.

On that day, we are asking you to stand alongside the women in Congo, Rwanda, Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, Sudan, and Nigeria, in peace, to demand an end to war and to demonstrate that women can build the bridges to peace and development.

At the same time and in solidarity, we will bring women (and men!) together on bridges throughout the world, creating a truly global movement that says NO! to war and YES! to peace and hope.  Events are being scheduled on March 8 in London and New York.  If you can't attend these events, please consider joining the Virtual Bridge.

The Virtual Bridge is a free Facebook event asking you to say yes to peace and say no to war.  We are calling women from all over the world, and the men that support them, – wherever you are – to Join us on the Bridge by posting a comment, writing or drawing on your Facebook wall on March 8th.  Let's create a Virtual Bridge!

Invite your friends and family to this event.  Let's stretch ourselves out over the biggest bridge there is - the World Wide Bridge!

You can also sign the Pledge.  This Pledge will be presented to our governments before the United Nations General Assembly in September 2010, when they meet to review the progress against MDGs.  Let's show them how much we care about making sure that government take policies and actions support women and girls in building strong communities.

Learn More About International Women's Day

More by this Author

  • Sexual Health Benefits of Eggs

    The egg is the ultimate fertility symbol among almost every ancient nation since time began. It's believed that the egg contains the ultimate gift of virility straight from the Gods. They symbolize rebirth, long life...

  • Cure a Low Sex Drive with Coriander

    Who would think that you could help cure a low sex drive with coriander? Of course you should always consult your physician if you have any on going sexual dysfunction, but coriander can be a quick fix. It's natural...

  • Increase Sex Drive with Ginger

    Ginger is at the top of the list in history and sympathetic magic as helping to increase lustful yearnings and increase sex drive! It stimulates sexual performance in both men and women, and aids in the feelings of...


lovelypaper profile image

lovelypaper 6 years ago from Virginia

You're definately a unique hubber. Best of luck to you.

HappyHer profile image

HappyHer 6 years ago from Cleveland, OH Author

Thank you! I really love HubPages just because I can be as diverse as I like here. There are quite a few people signing up for the Join Me on the Bridge event. Make sure and check it out, we'd love to have you on our virtual bridge!

prasetio30 profile image

prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

I always appreciate woman. I was born in this beautiful world by a woman. So, I am not a grateful guy if I am not appreciate the woman's day. I'll support 100%. Let's brought the peace without difference between man and woman. I also support the woman emancipation. Great hub. I liked this topic.

HappyHer profile image

HappyHer 6 years ago from Cleveland, OH Author

Thank you my new friend! What a great perspective about being appreciative of women as a woman brought you into this world.

wearing well profile image

wearing well 6 years ago from Lancashire U.K.

Happy to join in on the party today and celebrate womens independence globally.

HappyHer profile image

HappyHer 6 years ago from Cleveland, OH Author

Thank you! It's so good to see support and acknowledgment of important topics in women's lives.

    Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.

    Click to Rate This Article